Renal neoplasms of childhood

Radiol Clin North Am. 1997 Nov;35(6):1391-413.


Wilms' tumor is the most common childhood renal tumor. This article describes the epidemiology, histopathologic features, and clinical manifestations of Wilms' tumor along with the spectrum of imaging findings using different modalities. The distinguishing features of other renal tumors encountered in children, such as clear cell sarcoma, rhabdoid tumor, congenital mesoblastic nephroma, multilocular cystic renal tumor, renal cell carcinoma, and angiomyolipoma are also reviewed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Diagnostic Imaging*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Kidney Neoplasms / congenital
  • Kidney Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Nephroma, Mesoblastic / congenital
  • Nephroma, Mesoblastic / diagnosis
  • Wilms Tumor / diagnosis