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Pediatr Surg Int. 2001 Jul;17(5-6):465-6.

Wilms' tumor arising in a horseshoe kidney.

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Department of Pediatric Surgery, Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Acharya Donde Marg, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Abstract

The incidence of horseshoe kidney (HK) is estimated at 1 in 400 cases. The occurrence of Wilms' tumor (WT) in a HK is an uncommon event, estimated at 0.4%-0.9% of all WTs. We report a case of WT arising from the isthmus of a HK and review the literature on the subject.

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