Wilms tumor in children: abdominal CT and US evaluation.

  title={Wilms tumor in children: abdominal CT and US evaluation.},
  author={T A Reiman and Marilyn J Siegel and GaryD. Shackelford},
  volume={160 2},
Computed tomographic (CT) scans and sonograms of 13 children with Wilms tumor were reviewed to determine the ability of each imaging test to characterize the tumor and determine its extent. The findings of this review were correlated with diagnoses based on surgical and pathologic evidence. Tumor necrosis and a pseudocapsule were detected more often using CT scans than sonograms. CT scanning also was more sensitive in assessing perinephric extension, lymph node involvement, and bilateral tumors… CONTINUE READING

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