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Afr J Paediatr Surg. 2018 Jan-Mar;15(1):50-52. doi: 10.4103/ajps.AJPS_56_17.

Metanephric stromal tumor: An unusual presentation of a rare paediatric renal neoplasm.

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1
Department of Pathology, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, Monastir, Tunisia.
2
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, Monastir, Tunisia.

Abstract

A 2-year-old boy with prenatal diagnosis of a malformation uropathy was referred to paediatric surgery department. On systemic examination, there were no palpable masses. An ultrasonography of abdomen with color Doppler, a renal artery angiographic and scintigraphy revealed a preostial aneurysm at the left renal artery. The patient had a left nephrectomy. Grossly, the specimen measured 75 mm × mm 50 × 20 mm with renal artery aneurysm measuring 30 mm × 35 mm. On cut section, the renal parenchyma contained a whitish tumor that measured 35 mm × 10 mm. Histopathologically, this tumor was diagnosed as metanephric stromal tumor.

KEYWORDS:

Aneurysm; metanephric stromal tumor; paediatric neoplasm

PMID:
30829310
DOI:
10.4103/ajps.AJPS_56_17
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