Flashcards in Fetal Pathology Deck (33)
List some other common malignant neoplasms of infancy/childhood:
leukemia, lymphoma, hepatoblastoma, mesoblastic nephroma, fibrosarcoma, Wilms tumor
What is Wilms tumor ?
Tumor of the kidney (also called nephroblastoma)
Note that most congenital and pediatric tumors recapitulate developmental programs and may mimic the histologic appearance of fetal tissue, in contrast to adult tumors with multiple somatic mutations.