Brain Metastasis in Wilms' Tumor: a Case Report

  • Khadijeh Arjmandi Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Ali-Asghar Hospital, Tehran, Iran . AND Department of Pathology, Ali-Asghar Hospital, Tehran, Iran.
  • Tahereh Rostami Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Ali-Asghar Hospital, Tehran, Iran . AND Department of Pathology, Ali-Asghar Hospital, Tehran, Iran.
  • Saeed Yusefian Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Ali-Asghar Hospital, Tehran, Iran . AND Department of Pathology, Ali-Asghar Hospital, Tehran, Iran.
  • Ghasem Miri-Aliabad Children and Adolescent Health Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran.
  • Azadeh Kiumarsi Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Ali-Asghar Hospital, Tehran, Iran . AND Department of Pathology, Ali-Asghar Hospital, Tehran, Iran.
  • Mitra Mehrazma Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Ali-Asghar Hospital, Tehran, Iran . AND Department of Pathology, Ali-Asghar Hospital, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords: Wilms' tumor, Metastasis, Brain, Case report

Abstract

Wilms’ tumor is the most common abdominal tumor of childhood, and its cerebral metastasis is apparently very rare. The authors report an 18-month-old girl with Wilms’ tumor and brain metastasis.

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Published
2015-11-29
How to Cite
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Arjmandi K, Rostami T, Yusefian S, Miri-Aliabad G, Kiumarsi A, Mehrazma M. Brain Metastasis in Wilms’ Tumor: a Case Report. Acta Med Iran. 53(11):731-732.
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Case Report(s)