Wilms tumor

Case contributed by Dr Fahd Alshehri


Painless abdominal distension with early satiety.

Patient Data

Age: 5-year-old
Gender: Male

Axial CT scan of the abdomen with IV and oral contrast shows a large, heterogeneously enhancing (more pronounced on delayed images), left renal mass, occupying most of the left abdomen, displacing bowels and pancreas to the contralateral side, with no vascular or adjacent organ invasion.

Case Discussion

A clinical diagnosis was made of a Wilms tumor and the patient underwent radical left nephrectomy.

The pathological specimen came out as Wilms tumor.

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Case information

rID: 53199
Published: 6th May 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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