This book features detailed and precise medical information about solid tumor childhood cancers, including neuroblastoma, Wilms tumor, liver tumors, soft tissue sarcomas, and bone sarcomas. The American . Wilms' tumor is a cancerous tumor of the kidney that usually occurs in young children. It is named for Max Wilms, a German surgeon (–) and is also known as a nephroblastoma.
Jan 10, · Since Wilms’ tumor occurs rarely in adults, there are no standard treatments available. Most adult patients will be diagnosed unexpectedly following nephrectomy for . Jun 04, · We present a case of sudden death due to a previously undiagnosed Wilms' tumor (WT) in an adult. The pathology of WT is discussed, as is the topic of sudden death due to previously unrecognized malignancy. Original language: Sudden death due to undiagnosed Wilms' tumor in an adult. Journal Cited by: 5.
Wilms' tumor (also referred to as nephroblastoma) occurs most commonly in the kidneys of pediatric patients. Extrarenal Wilms' tumors are rare. Until now, fewer than 60 cases have Cited by: 3. Wilms' tumor has many causes, which can broadly be categorized as syndromic and non-syndromic. Syndromic causes of Wilms' tumor occur as a result of alterations to genes such as the Wilms Tumor 1 (WT1) or Wilms Tumor 2 (WT2) genes, and the tumor presents with a group of other signs and symptoms. Non-syndromic Wilms' tumor .