Mira A. Kohorst

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Though membranous nephropathy is a much more common cause of nephrotic syndrome in the adult population, it accounts for only a small fraction of cases in pediatrics. We report a case of a 16-year-old boy with nephrotic syndrome due to membranous nephropathy in the setting of a rare tumor, angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma. This patient’s nephrotic-range(More)
Acute appendicitis in children with acute leukemia is uncommon and often recognized late. Immunocompromised host state coupled with the importance of avoiding treatment delays makes management additionally challenging. Leukemic infiltration of the appendix though rare must also be considered. Although successful conservative management has been reported,(More)
HCC is rare in the pediatric population, but is the second most common liver malignancy in children. Survival rates for primary unresectable HCC have been dismal. The objective of this study was to describe our experience with a multimodal approach for the management of unresectable HCC in two adolescent patients and to review the literature. Both patients(More)
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