Wilms tumour

Case contributed by Dr Luis Cueto

Presentation

Abdominal distension and vomiting over several days. Abdominal examination shows a large mass in right upper quadrant.

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

There is a large mass originating from the upper and middle pole of right kidney. The mass is solid with heterogeneous contrast enhancement with hypodense areas related with necrosis. It displaces the lower pole of the kidney medially, and compresses the right lobe of the liver. There is no infiltration of the inferior vena cava or right renal vein.

Case Discussion

Findings are consistent with (subsequently confirmed) a Wilms tumour.

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Case Information

rID: 8774
Case created: 1st Mar 2010
Last edited: 21st Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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