The surgical management of a stage III Wilms tumor presenting with perforated appendicitis

Andrew Li, Morris Asch, Joseph Lasky, Lance Sieger, Steven L. Lee

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Abstract

The majority of the cases of nephroblastoma do not present with abdominal pain. We present a patient with an acute surgical abdomen due to perforated appendicitis and an incidental abdominal mass. He underwent an urgent appendectomy after which tumor specific therapy was successfully initiated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e193-e194
JournalJournal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Volume34
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • nephroblastoma
  • pediatric appendicitis
  • perforated appendicitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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