Adult Wilms Tumor with Intracaval and Intracardiac Extension: Report of a Case and Review of Literature

Department of Pathology, The General Hospital of PLA, Beijing 100853, China.
Journal of Cancer (Impact Factor: 3.27). 03/2011; 2:132-5.
Source: PubMed


Wilms tumor (WT) occurs infrequently in adults. Even rarer is adult WT with extension by direct intravascular spread into the right side of the heart. The present report describes a partially differentiated WT with intracaval and intracardiac extension in a 54-year-old man. The morphologic and immunohistochemical findings confirmed the diagnosis.

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