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Metastatic Pattern of Spread of Wilms Tumor  child

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

Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2008 Aug;16(3):479-97, vi. PMID: 18585600

Primary Tumor:

Sorry, no description has been written for the primary tumor.

Known Metastatic Locations:

SiteFrequencyCharacteristics Comments
Lung Parenchyma CommonNodule most common metastatic site
Local Lymph Nodes Common
Renal Vein Common
Liver Uncommon
Kidney RareContralateral synchronous tumors arising in nephrogenic rests
Peritoneum Rare can occur as drop mets if tumor ruptures