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Neuroblastoma Evaluation

The evaluation of a neuroblastoma begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with neuroblastoma include:

Testing is required to make the diagnosis of neuroblastoma.

Tests that may be used to evaluate neuroblastoma include:

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Neuroblastoma References
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