What were the signs and symptoms associated with your or your child's neuroblastoma?
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Possible signs of neuroblastoma include bone pain and a lump in the abdomen, neck, or chest.
The most common symptoms of neuroblastoma are caused by the tumor pressing on nearby tissues as it grows or by cancer spreading to the bone. These and other symptoms may be caused by neuroblastoma. Other conditions may cause the same symptoms. A doctor should be consulted if any of the following problems occur:
Lump in the abdomen, neck, or chest.
Dark circles around the eyes ("black eyes").
Pains in the bones.
Swollen stomach and trouble breathing in infants.
Painless, bluish lumps under the skin in infants.
Weakness or paralysis (loss of ability to move a body part).
Less common signs of neuroblastoma include the following:
Shortness of breath.
Easy bruising or bleeding.
Petechiae (flat, pinpoint, dark spots under the skin caused by bleeding).