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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 779-781
Cystic renal neoplasm causing hypertension in a 2-year-old child


1 Department of Medical Oncology, Cancer Institute (W.I.A.), Adyar, Chennai, India
2 Department of Surgical Oncology, Cancer Institute (W.I.A.), Adyar, Chennai, India

Correspondence Address:
Satheesan Balasubramanian
Associate Professor, Division of Uro-Oncology, Department of Surgical Oncology, Cancer Institute (W.I.A.), Sardar Patel Road, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India
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Cystic neoplasms of kidney in pediatric age group include a wide variety of tumors, both of benign and malignant pathology. In a child, renal neoplasms with associated hypertension are rare. Here, we present a 2-year-old child who had a multicystic renal tumor with hypertension. She underwent radical nephrectomy subsequent to which hypertension disappeared. The postoperative pathology revealed multicystic nephroma.


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