Indian Journal of Pathology and Oncology

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Wilms’ tumor: a rare presentation

Article : Open access

Article type : Case Report

Volume : 7

Issue : 2

Year : 2020

Author : Debdeep Dey, Bhaskar Mitra, Subhalakshmi Sengupta

Page no : 335-337

Abstract : Wilms’ tumor is the most common malignant renal tumor of childhood with a majority of them diagnosed before 5 years of age. The incidence of metastases of Wilms’ tumor is approximately 10%. The primary distant site for metastasis is the lung; bone metastasis being extremely rare.Relapses after 5 years of diagnosis is uncommon in Wilms’ tumor and there are very few cases of relapse after 20 years of initial diagnosis.We present here a rare case of a patient who was diagnosed withWilms’ tumor 17 years ago and now presented with a lung mass. Keywords: Wilms’ tumor, Metastasis, Lung.