- renal adenosarcoma
- renal cancer, Wilms
- Wilm's tumor
- Wilms tumor
- An embryonal pediatric tumor of the kidney which may also be seen rarely in adults. The peak incidence of Wilms tumor is between the second and fifth year of life. Microscopically, it is composed of a mixture of cellular elements (blastemal, stromal, and epithelial). The most common sites of metastasis include the regional lymph nodes, lungs, and liver. -- 2004
Definition from: NCI Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- A kidney cancer (tumor) that occurs in children, usually before age 5.
Definition from: Office of Rare Diseases
at the National Institutes of Health
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.