Wilms' tumor(redirected from Wilms tumor)
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A malignant tumor of the kidney that is associated with certain genetic abnormalities and chiefly affects young children. Also called nephroblastoma.
[After Max Wilms (1867-1918), German surgeon.]
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|Noun||1.||Wilms' tumor - malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable mass|
sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer
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n. tumor de Wilms, neoplasma del riñón que se desarrolla rápidamente y usualmente se ve en la infancia.
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