Nephroblastomatosis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Abdominal distension.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male
CT

Both kidneys are markedly enlarged with renal cortical tissue almost completely replaced and diffusely expanded by lower density soft tissue. 

Case Discussion

Nephroblastomatosis is the diffuse or multifocal involvement of the kidneys with nephrogenic rests (persistent metanephric blastema). This patient was treated with chemotherapy with good results. 

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Case information

rID: 41934
Case created: 29th Dec 2015
Last edited: 11th Jun 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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