Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2018 | Month : June | Volume : 12 | Issue : 6 | Page : PD05 - PD06

Wilms’ Tumour in an Adult Female Complicating Pregnancy: A Case Report PD05-PD06

Imran A Khan, Supriya Basu, Dawood Khan, Arpan Choudhary, Shaheen Khan

Dr. Imran A. Khan,
Room No. 8, MEB Hostel, R.G. Kar Medical College Campus, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Wilms’ tumour also known as nephroblastoma is most common malignant renal tumour in children but rare in adults with significant difference in symptomatology. Here, we report a case of 23-year-old second-gravida female with 22 weeks of gestation with Wilms’ tumour. Gadolinium-based contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging was used, which revealed a heterogeneous spaceoccupying lesion involving right kidney. The patient was planned for nephron sparing surgery, however after open retroperitoneal exploration, partial nephrectomy was performed. We concluded that Wilms’ tumour in pregnancy can be dealt safely with partial nephrectomy with a retroperitoneal approach.