nephroblastoma


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neph·ro·blas·to·ma

 (nĕf′rō-blă-stō′mə)
n. pl. neph·ro·blas·to·mas or neph·ro·blas·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)

nephroblastoma

(ˌnɛfrəʊblæsˈtəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-matə) or -mas
(Pathology) a malignant tumour arising from the embryonic kidney that occurs in young children, esp in the age range 3–8 years
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Noun1.nephroblastoma - malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable massnephroblastoma - 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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When Dan Kitchens was three years old, he was diagnosed with a Wilms' tumor or nephroblastoma, a kidney cancer that primarily affects kids.
Their daughter, who they called their 'little princess', passed away in 2005 after struggling against Wilms tumour, or nephroblastoma, a cancer of the kidneys that typically occurs in children.
Wilms' tumour also called as nephroblastoma is a malignant renal neoplasm of childhood that arises from remnant of immature kidney that is from abnormal proliferation of metanephric blastema without differentiation into glomeruli and tubules.
Extensively cystic renal neoplasms: cystic nephroma, cystic partially differentiated nephroblastoma, multilocular cystic renal cell carcinoma, and cystic hamartoma of the renal pelvis.
CT scan demonstration of normal kidneys effectively rules out mesoblastic nephroblastoma.
Pediatric non-Wilms' tumours, which are a small part pediatric solid tumours, include clear cell sarcoma of the kidney, mesoblastic nephroma, cystic partially differentiated nephroblastoma, malignant rhabdoid tumour, renal cell carcinoma (RCC), renal medullary carcinoma, intrarenal neuroblastoma, and renal lymphoma.
Wilms' tumor or nephroblastoma accounts for more than 95% of all kidney tumors in children.
The differential diagnosis of a large abdominal masses in neonates includes: neuroblastoma, nephroblastoma, feto-in-fetus, teratoma, and meconium cyst.
13) In chickens, nephroblastoma has been experimentally induced by the oncogenic retrovirus myeloblastosis-associated virus type 2, whereas avian erythroblastosis virus strain ES4 has been shown to cause renal adenocarcinoma.
Nephroblastoma or Wilms' tumour is one of the most common childhood cancers in Africa.
When Leilani was just five years old she was diagnosed with nephroblastoma, kidney cancer.