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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 145-147

Extrarenal Wilms' tumor: A report of two cases and review of literature


1 Department of Surgical Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore - 560 029, India
2 Department of Medical Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore - 560 029, India
3 Department of Pediatric Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore - 560 029, India
4 Department of Radiation Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore - 560 029, India
5 Department of Pathology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore - 560 029, India

Correspondence Address:
Venkata Satya Suresh Attili
Department of Medical Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore - 560 029
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.34956

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Wilms' tumors is a renal malignancy commonly occurring in childhood with classic histopathological features. While the majority of the tumors present as renal masses, atypical presentations like extrarenal masses have also been known. However, the exact natural course of the disease and its outcome is not known. Here, we present two cases of extrarenal Wilms' tumor, discuss the pathophysiology and review the literature for the prognostic factors and the treatment outcome.






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