Wilms' tumor

What is Wilms' tumor?

Wilms' tumor also called as nephroblastoma is cancer of the kidneys that typically occurs in children. Symptoms include an abnormally large abdomen, abdominal pain, fever ,nausea ,vomiting and blood in the urine.

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Hi, my son is 24 and just called to tell me he is peeing blood. He peed twice in the past hour and it is still blood. More so at the end of the...

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Your son needs an urgent work up. He would require clinical examination .and urinalysis kidney function tests , XRay...

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Hi, I wondered if it is safe to use Diane35 on a long term when living with one kidney? WHen I was two months my right kidney had been removed...

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Diane35 doesnt have any adverse effects on kidneys per se. After removal of one kidney, the remaining kidney will compensate for the other...

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I'm just recently operated for a carsinoid cancer in rectum. It was 7 mm, and had a slow growth. After half a year I had a follow up, with...

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You had a 7 mm carcinoid with Ki 67 < 1% (very low grade and small size). It is very unlikely to throw up a liver...

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