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Mesh term Wilms Tumor

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Kidney Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Complex and Mixed
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary


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.

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Denys-Drash Syndrome
WAGR Syndrome

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