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Type: Journal article
Title: Metastatic abscess mimicking Wilms' tumour: a case report
Author: Constantine, S.
Kaye, J.
Citation: Pediatric Radiology, 2004; 34(11):924-926
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Issue Date: 2004
ISSN: 1432-1998
1432-1998
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Sarah Constantine, Juliet Kaye
Abstract: Renal abscesses are uncommon in children, and usually present with a high fever and flank pain. We report a 9-year-old girl who presented with abdominal pain and cough. While the finding of multiple lung nodules and a renal mass prompted the initial diagnosis of Wilms’ tumour, biopsy showed multiple renal abscesses with secondary lung involvement. The imaging findings and pathology correlation are provided.
Keywords: Kidney; Infection; Abscess; Neoplasm; Wilms’ tumour; Child
Rights: © Springer-Verlag 2004
RMID: 0030027232
DOI: 10.1007/s00247-004-1239-z
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