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Virchows Archiv A

, Volume 387, Issue 3, pp 341–351 | Cite as

Bone metastasizing renal tumour of childhood

Histopathological and clinical review of 38 cases
  • H. B. Marsden
  • W. Lawler
Original Articles

Summary

The histopathological spectrum of a large series of a recently described tumour entity is presented. Seven diagnostic features which may be encountered are described and their frequency discussed. The most striking clinical feature was the marked male preponderance (M∶F=7.6∶1). It is suggested that an appreciation of the full histopathological spectrum is necessary to ensure adequate diagnosis.

Key words

Renal tumour Childhood Histopathology Bone metastases 

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© Springer-Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. B. Marsden
    • 1
  • W. Lawler
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of ManchesterManchesterEngland

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