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n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Wilms' tumour (nephroblastoma) : main article

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Abstract

Wilms' tumour or nephroblastoma is a cancer of the kidney that typically occurs in children and very rarely in adults. The common name is an eponym, referring to Dr Max Wilms, the German surgeon who first described this type of tumour in 1899. Wilms' tumour is the most common form of kidney cancer in children and is also known as nephroblastoma. Nephro means kidney, and a blastoma is a tumour of embryonic tissue that has not yet fully developed.

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2010-07-01
2016-12-03
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