Wilms' tumor

Sarah Marietti, Fernando Ferrer

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Answer: (c) 1% of Wilms' tumor patients are afflicted with the WAGR syndrome. Denys-Drash syndrome consists of mesangial sclerosis, pseudohermaphroditism and Wilms's tumors. There have been reports of Wilms' tumors associated with Soto's syndrome. The syndrome consists of excessive growth in the first 2 years of life, mental retardation, hypotonia and speech impairment. Patients with BWS have an incidence of Wilms' tumor of 10-20%. CHARGE syndrome consists of failure of ability to close the eye, heart defects, blocked nasal passages, mental retardation, underdeveloped sexual organs and ear abnormalities. This syndrome is not associated with Wilms' tumors.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology Study Guide
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9780203091760
ISBN (Print)9780415460163
StatePublished - 17 Sep 2008
Externally publishedYes


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