Il nefroblastoma che esordisce con ematuria massiva può richiedere intervento d'urgenza.

Translated title of the contribution: Nephroblastoma presenting with massive hematuria may require emergency surgery

M. S. Lo Piccolo, G. P. Cuneo, G. Mattioli, M. Oddone, P. F. Mazzarello, V. Jasonni, B. De Bernardi

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About 20% of children with nephroblastoma at onset present with macroscopic haematuria, which is usually asymptomatic and of little clinical relevance. The Authors describe an unusual case of nephroblastoma presenting with massive haematuria causing extensive blood clothing along the urinary tract and bladder. The phenomenon was of such entity to determine urinary retention and induce performing emergency nephrectomy. Tumour resection was radical and postoperative course uneventful. Eighteen months after surgery patient is in excellent status and full remission.

Translated title of the contributionNephroblastoma presenting with massive hematuria may require emergency surgery
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)337-339
Number of pages3
JournalPediatria Medica e Chirurgica
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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