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Wilms Tumor
Definition: 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.

Synonym(s): Nephroblastoma / Wilms' Tumor / Nephroblastomas / Tumor, Wilms / Tumor, Wilms' / Wilm Tumor / Wilm's Tumor

Narrow term(s):
   Denys-Drash Syndrome    WAGR Syndrome

See also:
Genes, Wilms Tumor  WT1 Proteins   

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Narrow term(s): - Denys-Drash Syndrome - WAGR Syndrome
See also: - WT1 Proteins
Broader term(s): - Neoplasms - Kidney Neoplasms - Urologic Neoplasms - Urogenital Neoplasms - Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary
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Narrow term(s): - WAGR Syndrome

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  Broader term(s):
      Diseases
          Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities
              Genetic Diseases, Inborn
                  Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary 
      Diseases
          Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications
              Female Urogenital Diseases
                  Urologic Diseases
                      Kidney Diseases
                          Kidney Neoplasms 
                  Urogenital Neoplasms
                      Urologic Neoplasms
                          Kidney Neoplasms 
      Diseases
          Male Urogenital Diseases
              Urologic Diseases
                  Kidney Diseases
                      Kidney Neoplasms 
              Urogenital Neoplasms
                  Urologic Neoplasms
                      Kidney Neoplasms 
      Diseases
          Neoplasms
              Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary 
              Neoplasms by Site
                  Urogenital Neoplasms
                      Urologic Neoplasms
                          Kidney Neoplasms 
              Neoplasms by Histologic Type
                  Neoplasms, Complex and Mixed 

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