Subcapsular hemorrhage of adult Wilms' tumor

Erdag N., Dicle O., Igci E., KOYUNCUOĞLU ÜLGÜN M., Pirnar T.

CLINICAL IMAGING, vol.23, no.1, pp.44-46, 1999 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0899-7071(98)00076-x
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL IMAGING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.44-46
  • Keywords: adult Wilms' tumor, hemorrhage, radiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, SPONTANEOUS RUPTURE, PATIENT
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Wilms' tumor is a rare malignancy of kidney in adults. It usually cannot be differentiated from other renal masses preoperatively. This is a presentation of a case of adult Wilms' tumor who developed spontaneous hemorrhage during radiological evaluation, As tumor rupture can change the stage of the tumor and alter the prognosis of the patient, urgent work-up and treatment is advised. (C) Elsevier Science inc., 1999.