The clinical presentation of Wilms' tumour in black children

S Afr Med J. 1990 Jun 2;77(11):565-7.


The pattern of presentation of black children with Wilms' tumour is reported. Differences between children from rural and urban areas are emphasised. Factors which distinguish these groups from First-World population groups are highlighted and the possible implications for treatment design stressed.

MeSH terms

  • Age Factors
  • Blacks
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Kidney Neoplasms*
  • Male
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • South Africa
  • Wilms Tumor* / complications
  • Wilms Tumor* / therapy