TITLE

Lymphoepithelioma-like thymic carcinoma in a 16-year-old boy with nephrotic syndrome—a case report

AUTHOR(S)
Kiliś-Pstrusińska, Katarzyna; Medyńska, Anna; Zwolińska, Danuta; Dobaczewski, Grzegorz
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Pediatric Nephrology;Jun2008, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p1001
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Report
ABSTRACT
Nephrotic syndrome can occur as a consequence of, among others, malignancy. In this report we describe a 16-year-old boy with secondary nephrotic syndrome associated with lymphoepithelioma-like thymic carcinoma, an extremely rare subtype of thymic carcinoma with poor prognosis.
ACCESSION #
31771475

 

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