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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 134-135

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in neonatal Wilms' tumor

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Niloufer Hospital, Hyderabad, India

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Dr. Ramesh K Reddy
Plot no. 36, Snehapuri Colony, Nacharam, Hyderabad - 500 076
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.158601

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Neonatal presentation of Wilms' tumor is rare with an incidence of 0.16%. The treatment protocol has to be tailored according to the need. Most studies recommend nephroureterectomy followed by chemotherapy. We present our experience with a baby who came with stage 2 Wilms' tumor in the neonatal period and was treated using neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

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