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Sao Paulo Medical Journal

Print version ISSN 1516-3180On-line version ISSN 1806-9460

Abstract

BITTENCOURT, Achiléa Lisboa; MENDONCA, Núbia  and  SCHMITT, Fernando. Rhabdomyosarcoma mimicking Wilms' tumor. Sao Paulo Med. J. [online]. 1994, vol.112, n.2, pp.572-574. ISSN 1516-3180.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1516-31801994000200012.

A case of a 6 year old child, with a pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma involving simultaneously the leg muscles and the kidney is reported. The renal tumor distorted the pyelocalycial system and Wilms' tumor was the clinical diagnosis. The authors discuss on the possible primary site of the tumor.

Keywords : Renal rhabdomyosarcoma; Wilms' tumor; pediatric cancer; renal metastasis.

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