Pediatric Nephrology

, Volume 23, Issue 6, pp 1001–1003

Lymphoepithelioma-like thymic carcinoma in a 16-year-old boy with nephrotic syndrome—a case report

  • Katarzyna Kiliś-Pstrusińska
  • Anna Medyńska
  • Danuta Zwolińska
  • Grzegorz Dobaczewski
Brief Report

DOI: 10.1007/s00467-007-0666-0

Cite this article as:
Kiliś-Pstrusińska, K., Medyńska, A., Zwolińska, D. et al. Pediatr Nephrol (2008) 23: 1001. doi:10.1007/s00467-007-0666-0

Abstract

Nephrotic syndrome can occur as a consequence of, among others, malignancy. In this report we describe a 16-year-old boy with secondary nephrotic syndrome associated with lymphoepithelioma-like thymic carcinoma, an extremely rare subtype of thymic carcinoma with poor prognosis.

Keywords

Thymic carcinomaChildrenNephrotic syndrome

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katarzyna Kiliś-Pstrusińska
    • 1
  • Anna Medyńska
    • 1
  • Danuta Zwolińska
    • 1
  • Grzegorz Dobaczewski
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Paediatric NephrologyMedical UniversityWroclawPoland
  2. 2.Dept of Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation, Oncology and HaematologyMedical UniversityWroclawPoland