"Wilms Tumor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A malignant kidney tumor, caused by the uncontrolled multiplication of renal stem (blastemal), stromal (STROMAL CELLS), and epithelial (EPITHELIAL CELLS) elements. However, not all three are present in every case. Several genes or chromosomal areas have been associated with Wilms tumor which is usually found in childhood as a firm lump in a child's side or ABDOMEN.
- Wilms Tumor
- Tumor, Wilms
- Wilms' Tumor
- Tumor, Wilms'
- Wilm Tumor
- Wilm's Tumor
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Wilms Tumor".
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