Open Access and Peer-reviewed
Home Journal Issues Guide for Authors Editorial Board Aims & Scope About Journal News & Announcements


Original Research 
RMJ. 2016; 41(2): 197-199


Wilms’ tumor; different histological patterns observed in local children of Pakistan

Qurat ul Ain Javaid, Nadia Naseem, Malik Adeel Anwar, Abdul Hanan Nagi.

Abstract
Objective: To describe the different histological patterns of Wilm’s tumor in local children of Pakistan.
Methodology: Biopsies from fresh nephrectomy specimens and paraffin embedded blocks from different hospitals of Lahore were studied.
Results: Out of 50 patients, 66% were males and 34% were females, with male: female ratio of 2:1. Mean age was 4±2.01 years. The most common clinical presentation was abdominal mass, pain and hematuria. Most common site of tumor was left kidney (68%). No bilateral tumor was found. Most common histological subtype was triphasic (56%) followed by monophasic (only blastemal;38%), biphasic (6%) and teratoid variant of wilm’s tumor (2%) cases. 21 cases were limited to stage I (42%), 12 progressing in stage II (24%). However stage III had only 9 (18%) cases and 8 in stage IV (16%). There was no case in stage V.
Conclusion: Wilm’s tumor is a common childhood malignancy in Pakistan with most common triphasic histological pattern with predominant blastema component and most frequently patients were limited to stage 1.

Key words: Wilm’s tumor, Histological subtype, teratoid variant.


 
ARTICLE TOOLS
Abstract
PDF Fulltext
Print this article Print this Article
How to cite this articleHow to cite this article
Citation Tools
Related Records
 Articles by Qurat ul Ain Javaid
Articles by Nadia Naseem
Articles by Malik Adeel Anwar
Articles by Abdul Hanan Nagi
on Google
on Google Scholar
Article Statistics
 Viewed: 1460
Downloaded: 309
Cited: 0


How to Cite this Article
Pubmed Style

Qurat ul Ain Javaid, Nadia Naseem, Malik Adeel Anwar, Abdul Hanan Nagi. Wilms’ tumor; different histological patterns observed in local children of Pakistan. RMJ. 2016; 41(2): 197-199.


Web Style

Qurat ul Ain Javaid, Nadia Naseem, Malik Adeel Anwar, Abdul Hanan Nagi. Wilms’ tumor; different histological patterns observed in local children of Pakistan. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=205056 [Access: February 21, 2019].


AMA (American Medical Association) Style

Qurat ul Ain Javaid, Nadia Naseem, Malik Adeel Anwar, Abdul Hanan Nagi. Wilms’ tumor; different histological patterns observed in local children of Pakistan. RMJ. 2016; 41(2): 197-199.



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Qurat ul Ain Javaid, Nadia Naseem, Malik Adeel Anwar, Abdul Hanan Nagi. Wilms’ tumor; different histological patterns observed in local children of Pakistan. RMJ. (2016), [cited February 21, 2019]; 41(2): 197-199.



Harvard Style

Qurat ul Ain Javaid, Nadia Naseem, Malik Adeel Anwar, Abdul Hanan Nagi (2016) Wilms’ tumor; different histological patterns observed in local children of Pakistan. RMJ, 41 (2), 197-199.



Turabian Style

Qurat ul Ain Javaid, Nadia Naseem, Malik Adeel Anwar, Abdul Hanan Nagi. 2016. Wilms’ tumor; different histological patterns observed in local children of Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 41 (2), 197-199.



Chicago Style

Qurat ul Ain Javaid, Nadia Naseem, Malik Adeel Anwar, Abdul Hanan Nagi. "Wilms’ tumor; different histological patterns observed in local children of Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 41 (2016), 197-199.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Qurat ul Ain Javaid, Nadia Naseem, Malik Adeel Anwar, Abdul Hanan Nagi. "Wilms’ tumor; different histological patterns observed in local children of Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 41.2 (2016), 197-199. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Qurat ul Ain Javaid, Nadia Naseem, Malik Adeel Anwar, Abdul Hanan Nagi (2016) Wilms’ tumor; different histological patterns observed in local children of Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 41 (2), 197-199.








AUTHOR LOGIN

REVIEWER LOGIN

Indexed
&
Abstracted


Indexed in WHO Index Medicus IMEMR, Emromedex, Pakmedinet, ExtraMED and Scopus

  Approved by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council


ABOUT JOURNAL
POLICIES
STATEMENTS

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access.

The articles in Rawal Medical Journal are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.