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WHO Classification of Tumours
Neuroblastoma, NOS
Kidney


Definition

Neuroblastoma is histologically characterized by the presence of neuroblastic cells, the absence of ganglion cells, and the absence of a prominent Schwannian stroma formation
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Fletcher CDM, Unni KK, Mertens F (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2002



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Intrarenal neuroblastomas are extremely rare and may arise from either adrenal rests or intrarenal sympathetic tissue. Far more frequently, the kidney is invaded by adrenal neuroblastomas, usually in the region of the superior pole

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Eble JE, Sauter G, Epstein JI, Sesterhenn IA (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2004



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