Fine structure of a cerebellar neuroblastoma

Woo Yung Shin, Hilda Laufer, Yin Chen Lee, Belinde Aftalion, Asao Hirano, H. M. Zimmerman

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A cerebellar neoplasm of an 18-month-old boy was examined with both the light and electron microscopes. The diagnosis of neuroblastoma was made on the basis of the presence of numerous synaptic vesicles in the great majority of cell processes and the occasional complete synapses within the tumor tissue.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-13
Number of pages3
JournalActa neuropathologica
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 1978


  • Cerebellum
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Synapses
  • Synaptic vesicles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

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