Unusual intrathoracic complications in Wilms tumor

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Five children with intrathoracic metastases from Wilms tumor are presented. In two patients pneumothoraces developed, and in one patient pneumonitis developed secondary to a primary intrabronchial metastasis. Two other patients had paraspinal widening from metastases to paraaortic or posterior mediastinal lymph nodes. These are extremely rare complications of metastatic Wilms tumor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1231-1234
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1980


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