December 1970

Wilms' Tumor Prior to Onset of Hemihypertrophy

Author Affiliations

From the Pediatric Service, Department of Medicine, US Army Tripler General Hospital, Honolulu.

Am J Dis Child. 1970;120(6):564-565. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1970.02100110112018

The clinical findings in a child with hemihypertrophy following the resection of a Wilms' tumor raises speculation as to whether the hemihypertrophy may have had it's genesis in embryo, as perhaps does the Wilms' tumor.