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Neuroblastoma in an Adult: Case Presentation and Literature Review neuroblastoma adult


When the long-term adult neuroblastoma survival was examined in detail for 1-, 3-, 5-, 7-, and 10-year follow-up periods, there was continuous decrease in survival during the first 7 years after the diagnosis with subsequent stabilization for both observed (OS) and relative survival (RS) rates.Cited by: 103.

Neuroblastoma is the most common malignancy in children less than one year of age, but is rare in adults. Adult neuroblastoma differs from pediatric cases by lacking classical features including low incidence of MYCN amplification, elevated urinary catecholamimes, and MIBG avidity. The diagnosis may not be initially considered because of the Author: Laura Smith.

Feb 24, 2010 · Neuroblastoma (NB) rarely occurs in adults, and less than 10% of the cases occur in patients older than 10 years. Currently, there are no standard treatment guidelines for adult NB patients. We report the case of a young man suffering from NB in .

Neuroblastoma (NB) is a common malignant solid tumor that occurs during childhood; it has a significant heterogeneity in clinical symptoms and outcome. NB diagnosis is complicated, and various clinical techniques are often involved in examining imagery, cellular morphology, immunohistochemical staining, gene and molecule biology, and operation Author: Yanna Cao, Jie Yan, Huijuan Wang.