Urinary hyaluronic acid is a Wilms' tumor marker.

  title={Urinary hyaluronic acid is a Wilms' tumor marker.},
  author={Rui Lin and Peter A. Argenta and Kristin M Sullivan and Robert Stern and N. Scott Adzick},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={30 2},
Wilms' tumor is a renal neoplasm that is histologically similar to fetal kidney tissue. Both Wilms' tumor and the fetal kidney have high levels of the glycosaminoglycan hyaluronic acid (HA) in the extracellular matrix. Preliminary studies suggest that urinary HA levels are elevated in Wilms' tumor patients. To test the utility of urinary HA as a Wilms… CONTINUE READING