Metastatic Pattern of Spread of Wilms Tumor
Introduction: also known as nephroblastoma. This is the most common renal tumor of childhood and typically occurs at 3-4 years of age. It may be associated with various syndromes.
Prevalence: Common Metastasis Frequency: Common
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Sorry, no description has been written for the primary tumor.
Known Metastatic Locations:
|Lung Parenchyma||Common||Nodule||most common metastatic site
|Local Lymph Nodes||Common|
|Kidney||Rare||Contralateral||synchronous tumors arising in nephrogenic rests
|Peritoneum||Rare||can occur as drop mets if tumor ruptures