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Hinyokika Kiyo. 1989 Jul;35(7):1173-7.

[A case report of adult Wilms' tumor].

[Article in Japanese]

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  • 1Department of Urology, Mie University School of Medicine.


A 49-year-old women who presented with right upper abdominal mass and back pain had a nephroblastoma, Wilms' tumor, in the right kidney. After radical nephrectomy the patient was treated with chemotherapy in the form of actinomycin D and vincristine. Despite the intensive chemotherapy, the patient died of respiratory failure by multiple metastasis at chest wall and lung. The pathology and treatment of adult Wilms' tumor were discussed.

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