Neuroblastoma – Top USMLE Diseases

Neuroblastoma – Top USMLE Diseases

by Carlo Raj, MD, Brian Alverson, MD

In this topic we will review a group of neurologic tumors called neuroblastoma.

Neuroblastoma refers to tumors originating from nerve fibers and primitive sympathetic ganglia. These tumors commonly arise in the adrenal gland but can also be found anywhere along the sympathetic chain.

Learn more about neuroblastoma in this course!

Course Details

  • Videos 2
  • Duration 0:13 h
  • Quiz questions 8
  • Concept Pages 4


Your Educators of course Neuroblastoma – Top USMLE Diseases

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

Dr. Carlo Raj is a Physician and Lecturer at Becker’s Healthcare, in Illinois, USA, and the CEO and founder of Indus Intellect Virtual MedEd, a medical education consulting company.
He obtained his MD from Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and is an international lecturer and public speaker.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Raj teaches courses on Pathology.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Dr. Brian Alverson is the Residency Director at Nemours Children's Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware and a Professor of Pediatrics at Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Until 2022, he has been a Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medical Science at Brown University, as well as the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital, Rhode Island, USA.

He obtained his MD at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1999 and is currently also the Director of Undergraduate Pediatric Education at the Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.

Due to his achievements in pediatric education, he has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools.

Within Lecturio, Dr. Alverson teaches courses on Pediatrics.

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Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 25. August 2020 for Neuroblastoma in Children

Excellent lecture as usual. A complex topic made easy. Thanks a lot!