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Wilms Tumor

"Wilms Tumor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A malignant kidney tumor, caused by the uncontrolled multiplication of renal stem (blastemal), stromal (STROMAL CELLS), and epithelial (EPITHELIAL CELLS) elements. However, not all three are present in every case. Several genes or chromosomal areas have been associated with Wilms tumor which is usually found in childhood as a firm lump in a child's side or ABDOMEN.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Wilms Tumor" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Wilms Tumor" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 186 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2001
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