Patient Comments: Neuroblastoma - Signs and Symptoms

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Comment from: woozysuzy, 0-2 Male (Caregiver) Published: April 07

My child had watery diarrhea for 5 months. Pediatricians thought it was food allergy. Ultrasound was done 1 month ago when the pediatrician noted what they thought might be enlarged spleen. Shadow noted, endoscopy and colostomy were scheduled, and over the weekend the little one experienced painful diarrhea, so went to the specialized children's emergency room. Little one was admitted to pediatric ICU, and the lab work was abnormal, and vitals unstable. Along with other things shadow was noted, a tumor in the abdomen, neuroblastoma. Tumor was removed from abdomen (softball size) and now the child is 15 month old, all of tumor removed. Everything was clear, then before discharge from hospital image showed shadow behind eye and one on leg.

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