The relationship between nephroblastoma and neurofibromatosis (Von Recklinghausen's disease).

@article{Stay1977TheRB,
  title={The relationship between nephroblastoma and neurofibromatosis (Von Recklinghausen's disease).},
  author={E J Stay and Gordon Vawter},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1977},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={2550-5}
}
Three cases with co-existent Wilm's tumor and Von Recklinghausen's Disease from a series of 342 nephroblastomas are discussed as to the significance of this association. Biological arguments favor a positive link because of the multiplicity of associative lesions which parallel each other, the co-existence of which suggests a common genetic bond. An… CONTINUE READING