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What is the shimada index?
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
In brief: Shimada Index
The shimada index is a histopathologic classification system, widely used for neuroblastoma, developed by h.
Shimada. Using the shimada criteria, kids with neuroblastoma can be grouped into a favorable or unfavorable category. It's based on the presence or absence of cell stroma, the degree of differentiation, and the mitosis-karyorrhexis index.

In brief: Shimada Index
The shimada index is a histopathologic classification system, widely used for neuroblastoma, developed by h.
Shimada. Using the shimada criteria, kids with neuroblastoma can be grouped into a favorable or unfavorable category. It's based on the presence or absence of cell stroma, the degree of differentiation, and the mitosis-karyorrhexis index.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Neuroblastoma index
The shimada index is a histopathologic classification system, widely used for neuroblastoma, developed by h.
Shimada. Using the shimada criteria, kids with neuroblastoma can be grouped into a favorable or unfavorable category. It's based on the presence or absence of cell stroma, the degree of differentiation, and the mitosis-karyorrhexis index.

In brief: Neuroblastoma index
The shimada index is a histopathologic classification system, widely used for neuroblastoma, developed by h.
Shimada. Using the shimada criteria, kids with neuroblastoma can be grouped into a favorable or unfavorable category. It's based on the presence or absence of cell stroma, the degree of differentiation, and the mitosis-karyorrhexis index.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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