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Wilms Tumor MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Wilms Tumor
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.435.595
C04.588.945.947.535.585
C04.700.900
C12.050.351.937.820.535.585
C12.050.351.968.419.473.585
C12.200.758.820.750.585
C12.200.777.419.473.585
C12.900.820.535.585
C12.950.419.473.585
C12.950.983.535.585
C16.320.700.900
Unique ID
D009396
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009396
Annotation
coordinate IM with KIDNEY NEOPLASMS (IM); /‌genet: consider also GENES, WILMS TUMOR
Scope Note
A malignant kidney tumor, caused by the uncontrolled multiplication of renal stem (blastemal), stromal (STROMAL CELLS), and epithelial (EPITHELIAL CELLS) elements. However, not all three are present in every case. Several genes or chromosomal areas have been associated with Wilms tumor which is usually found in childhood as a firm lump in a child's side or ABDOMEN.
Entry Term(s)
Bilateral Wilms Tumor
Nephroblastoma
Wilms Tumor 1
Wilms' Tumor
NLM Classification #
WJ 358
See Also
Genes, Wilms Tumor
WT1 Proteins
Public MeSH Note
2006; see NEPHROBLASTOMA 1994-2005, WILMS' TUMOR 1991-1993, see NEPHROBLASTOMA 1963-1990
History Note
2006 (1963)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Wilms Tumor Preferred
Bilateral Wilms Tumor Narrower
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