Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   11

Issue No. :  9

Year :  2018

Pages :   3871-3873

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Mesoblastic Nephroma: A Case Report



Address:   Norhasiza Mat Jusoh, MMED1, Nor Hidayah Abu Bakar, MMED2, Zaihan Awang, MMED3
1Department of Radiology, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia.
2Department of Pathology, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia.
3Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II, Kelantan, Malaysia.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00709.6

ABSTRACT:
Mesoblastic nephroma (MN) is a rare benign infantile renal tumour but it is the most common renal tumor in neonates. MN generally has excellent prognosis, therefore, it needs to be correctly diagnosed and differentiated from other paediatric renal neoplasm. Awareness of this diagnosis will aid in giving proper therapy. A newborn baby noted to have a left left renal mass on antenatal ultrasound three days before delivery which was confirmed with ultrasound and computed tomography (CT) after delivery. Radical nephrectomy was performed and histopathological result revealed stage II disease and mixed type. She underwent chemotheraphy and well without tumour recurrence 20 months upon follow-up.
KEYWORDS:
Mesoblastic nephroma, ultrasound, computed tomography.
Cite:
Norhasiza Mat Jusoh, MMED, Nor Hidayah Abu Bakar, MMED, Zaihan Awang, MMED. Mesoblastic Nephroma: A Case Report. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2018; 11(9): 3871-3873.
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