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WHO Classification of Tumours
Nephroblastoma, NOS
Cervix uteri


Definition

This embryonal pediatric tumour manifests predominantly in the kidney (Wilms tumour). Microscopically, this triphasic tumour is composed of metanephric blastema, epithelial structures consisting of tubular and/or glomerular structures, and mesenchymal elements.

Wilms tumour occasionally arises within the cervix, usually in adolescent women. The tumours present as polypoid masses that protrude through the vagina. The prognosis is poor, but local excision and chemotherapy may be associated with prolonged survival

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Tavassoli FA, Devilee P (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2003



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