Neuroblastoma is the most commonly occurring solid tumor in children. Most of these neoplasms are diagnosed within the first few years of life. The diagnosis of neuroblastoma may be difficult because of its ability to arise in different locations, its propensity to metastasize, and variable clinical signs and symptoms. Therefore, accurate and timely pathologic diagnosis is imperative. Herein, we present the rare description of an angiomatoid neuroblastoma. Only 1 other case has been previously reported.
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Accepted: July 31, 2007
Received in revised form: July 30, 2007
Received: June 19, 2007
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