Educational Case: Wilms Tumor (Nephroblastoma)

Acad Pathol. 2019 Jan 15:6:2374289518821381. doi: 10.1177/2374289518821381. eCollection 2019 Jan-Dec.


The following fictional case is intended as a learning tool within the Pathology Competencies for Medical Education (PCME), a set of national standards for teaching pathology. These are divided into three basic competencies: Disease Mechanisms and Processes, Organ System Pathology, and Diagnostic Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology. For additional information, and a full list of learning objectives for all three competencies, see

Keywords: Wilms tumor; abdominal mass; kidney; nephroblastoma; organ system pathology; pathology competencies; pediatric tumors; renal neoplasia.