NEUROBLASTOMA IN HORSESHOE KIDNEY

Authors

  • Gul Nawaz
  • Shujah Muhammad
  • Muhammad Imran Jamil
  • Durre Shohab
  • Iftikhar Ali Khan
  • Muhammad Athar Khawaja
  • Shahnawar Gulzar
  • Mian Khalid Akber
  • Ayaz Khan
  • Ijaz Hussain
  • Saeed Akhter

Abstract

Neuroblastoma is one of the commonest malignancy of childhood. Neuroblatoma in horseshoe kidney is an extremely rare condition. There is only one case of this tumour occurring in horseshoe kidney described in the literature. Recently we successfully treated a boy with neuroblastoma in horseshoe kidney.Keywords: Neuroblastoma, Horseshoe kidney

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Published

2014-09-01

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