๐ŸŽ—CCAM. Neuroblastoma…

Neuroblastoma most commonly occurs in 1 of the adrenal glands situated above the kidneys, or in the nerve tissue that runs alongside the spinal cord in the neck, chest, tummy or pelvis.

It can spread to other organs, such as the bone marrow, bone, lymph nodes, liver and skin.

It affects around 100 children each year in the UK and is most common in children under the age of 5. ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿผ

The cause is unknown.

Symptoms of neuroblastoma:

๐ŸŽ—a swollen, painful tummy.
๐ŸŽ— blueish lumps in the skin.
๐ŸŽ—bruising, particularly around the eyes.
๐ŸŽ—weakness in the legs, an unsteady walk.
๐ŸŽ—constipation and difficulty peeing.
๐ŸŽ—loss of energy.
๐ŸŽ—pale skin.
๐ŸŽ—loss of appetite and weight loss.
๐ŸŽ—bone pain.
๐ŸŽ—eye and muscle movements.

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