Prevalence of and risk factors for hydrocele in survivors of Wilms tumor.

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to evaluate the prevalence of hydrocele as a complication of Wilms tumor (WT) therapy and nephrectomy and to determine whether radiation therapy to the flank increases the risk. We hypothesize that radiation increases the risk of hydrocele formation in patients treated for WT. METHODS A retrospective, medical review… (More)

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@article{Ginsberg2004PrevalenceOA, title={Prevalence of and risk factors for hydrocele in survivors of Wilms tumor.}, author={Jill P. Ginsberg and Wendy L. Hobbie and Susan K Ogle and Douglas A. Canning and Anna T. Meadows}, journal={Pediatric blood & cancer}, year={2004}, volume={42 4}, pages={361-3} }