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Botryoid Wilms' tumor: a report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15459779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report two rare cases of botryoid Wilms' tumor (BWT) occupying the renal collecting system with no macroscopic parenchymal mass. In case 1, a 3-year-old boy presented with a mass in the right flank, low-grade fever, abdominal pain, and macrohematuria. Radiology revealed an enlarged right kidney with a heterogeneous mass occupying a large part of the dilated renal calyx, pelvis, and ureter. Radical right nephroureterectomy was performed. The histopathologic diagnosis was nephroblastoma, and the pedicle of the tumor was attached to the renal parenchyma near the pelvic wall. In case 2, a 2-year-old boy presented with macrohematuria, and the clinical course was almost the same as in case 1. No local recurrence or metastatic spread has been detected for 4 years postoperatively in case 1 and for 9 months postoperatively in case 2.
Toshihiro Yanai; Tadaharu Okazaki; Atsuyuki Yamataka; Hiroyuki Kobayashi; Geoffrey J Lane; Masahiro Saito; Hiroo Fujita; Yuuichiro Yamashiro; Takeshi Miyano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric surgery international     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0179-0358     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Surg. Int.     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-01-12     Completed Date:  2005-04-12     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8609169     Medline TA:  Pediatr Surg Int     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  43-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2-1-1 Hongo, 113-8421 Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Follow-Up Studies
Hematuria / diagnosis,  surgery
Kidney / pathology,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Kidney Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery
Kidney Pelvis
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Sarcoma / diagnosis
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Wilms Tumor / pathology*,  surgery

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