Screening of children with hemihypertrophy, aniridia, and Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome in patients with Wilms tumor: a report from the National Wilms Tumor Study.

@article{Green1993ScreeningOC,
  title={Screening of children with hemihypertrophy, aniridia, and Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome in patients with Wilms tumor: a report from the National Wilms Tumor Study.},
  author={Daniel M Green and Norman E. Breslow and J. Bruce Beckwith and Pat A Norkool},
  journal={Medical and pediatric oncology},
  year={1993},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={188-92}
}
To evaluate the usefulness of regular radiographic screening to detect an asymptomatic intraabdominal tumor in patients with an increased risk of developing Wilms tumor, we reviewed the files of patients with hemihypertrophy, aniridia, or Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome who were registered on the National Wilms Tumor Studies. Screening was employed infrequently in the management of children with hemihypertrophy, with only 25% (6/24) of those whose hemihypertrophy was identified more than 30 days… CONTINUE READING
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