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Wilms' tumor

 (wĭlmz)
n.
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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Noun1.Wilms' tumor - malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable massWilms' 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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Wilms' tumor

n. tumor de Wilms, neoplasma del riñón que se desarrolla rápidamente y usualmente se ve en la infancia.
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Dactinomycin is an actinomycin indicated for the treatment of: adult and pediatric patients with Wilms tumor, as part of a multi-phase, combination chemotherapy regimen.
Is adrenalectomy necessary during unilateral nephrectomy for Wilms Tumor? A report from the Children's Oncology Group.
Configuring the Expression of Wilms Tumor 1 in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Its Relationship with Clinicopathologic Features.
Objective: To determine the sensitivity and specificity of transabdominal ultrasonography (US) in staging of Wilms tumor, taking transabdominal contrast enhanced computed tomography (CT) of abdomen as gold standard.
Reeve, "Age distributions, birth weights, nephrogenic rests, and heterogeneity in the pathogenesis of Wilms tumor," Pediatric Blood & Cancer, vol.
While differential diagnosis included a blastemal predominant Wilms Tumor and congenital mesoblastic nephroma, the tumor was determined to be most consistent with a rare ossifying renal tumor of infancy.
This pediatric renal tumor (also called Wilms tumor or nephroblastoma) can be associated with numerous congenital anomalies which can occur as isolated entities or within well-defined syndromes (Beckwith Wiedemann, Denys-Drash, Perlman, Simpson-Golabi-Behmel, and WAGR syndromes) [20-27].
Thirty five patients (11.9%) were diagnosed with Wilms Tumor, 32 (10.9%) with Hodgkin's Lymphoma and 21 (7.1%) with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.