Recurrent and metastatic congenital mesoblastic nephroma: where does the evidence stand?

@article{Jehangir2017RecurrentAM,
  title={Recurrent and metastatic congenital mesoblastic nephroma: where does the evidence stand?},
  author={Susan Jehangir and Jujju Jacob Kurian and Dharshini Selvarajah and Reju Joseph Thomas and Andrew J A Holland},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2017},
  volume={33},
  pages={1183-1188}
}
Fifty years ago, Bolande described Congenital Mesoblastic Nephroma (CMN) as a benign lesion. Unexpected aggressive clinical behaviors prompted a sub-classification based on histology. Recent molecular genetic evidence has identified the aggressive cellular variant to be the renal manifestation of congenital infantile fibrosarcoma. We submit a reappraisal and analysis of the available literature on recurrent and metastatic CMN. An electronic search of PubMed, MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Scopus yielded… CONTINUE READING
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