Tag: Intralobar nephrogenic rests

  • 5 Differences between perilobar and intralobar nephrogenic rests.

    Nephrogenic rests are abnormally per­ sistent foci of embryonal cells (still pre­ sent after 36 weeks of gestation) that are potentially capable of developing into nephroblastoma (also called Wilms tumour). The presence of diffuse or multifocal nephrogenic rests is called nephroblastomatosis. Nephrogenic rests are found in 25-40% of patients with nephroblastoma, and in approximately 1%…

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