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Wilms Tumor

A malignant kidney tumor, caused by the uncontrolled multiplication of renal stem (blastemal), stromal (STROMAL CELLS), and epithelial (EPITHELIAL CELLS) elements. However, not all three are present in every case. Several genes or chromosomal areas have been associated with Wilms tumor which is usually found in childhood as a firm lump in a child's side or ABDOMEN.

Year introduced: 2006 (1963)

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Tree Number(s): C04.557.435.595, C04.588.945.947.535.585, C04.700.635, C12.758.820.750.585, C12.777.419.473.585, C13.351.937.820.535.585, C13.351.968.419.473.585, C16.320.700.642

MeSH Unique ID: D009396

Entry Terms:

  • Tumor, Wilms
  • Wilms' Tumor
  • Tumor, Wilms'
  • Wilm Tumor
  • Wilm's Tumor
  • Wilms Tumor 1
  • Nephroblastoma
  • Nephroblastomas
  • Bilateral Wilms Tumor
  • Tumor, Bilateral Wilms
  • Wilms Tumor, Bilateral

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