TITLE

Recurrent Wilms tumour presenting as bilateral pneumothoraces

AUTHOR(S)
Gordon, Jacqueline; Akhtar, Sohail; Thorpe, Andrew
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Apr2003, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p645
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report the case of a 14-year-old girl who presented with bilateral pneumothoraces secondary to recurrent Wilms'' tumour, 10 years following the initial treatment of her tumour. Recurrent Wilms'' tumour presenting as bilateral pneumothorax so long after the original diagnosis has not previously been reported.
ACCESSION #
9500076

 

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