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Fetal rhabdomyomatous nephroblastoma -a variant of Wilms tumor: A case report and review of the literature

Journal: Pediatric Urology Case Reports (Vol.4, No. 5)

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Page : 364-368

Keywords : Fetal rhabdomyomatous nephroblastoma; chemotherapy; Wilms tumor;

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Fetal rhabdomyomatous nephroblastoma is a weird variant of Wilms tumor. It's a chemo-resistant tumor, characterized for invading the collecting system, and having greater rates of bilateral involvement. The tumor chiefly consists of fetal striated muscle with particularly distinct striations and central nuclei, and isolated regions of typical trimorphic nephroblastoma. The following article brings in a new case of this rare pathology, associated with a review of the literature

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