Pathology Outlines - Wilms tumor - adult - adult wilms tumour

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Adult Wilms’ Tumour: Case Report and Review of Literature adult wilms tumour


Wilms' tumour (nephroblastoma) is the most common renal tumour in children. Wilms' tumour in adults is extremely rare and has a poorer.

Histopathologically there is no difference between Wilms' tumor occured in adult and child. The genetic basis of Wilms' tumor is complicated.

Wilms' tumor presents a diagnostic problem due to its rare occurrence in adults. Most of the cases of adult Wilms' tumor are diagnosed.

Rare, prognosis considered poor in past but now overall survival is 83% (J Clin Oncol 2004;22:4500); Reports showing worse overall survival compared to.