Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Abdominal distension.

Patient Data

Age: 18 months
Gender: Male

Axial post contrast CT demonstrating a large retroperitoneal mass encasing the aorta and lifting it forwards. The kidney is displaced and does not demonstrate a claw sign. 

Case Discussion

These features are typical of a large neuroblastoma, which classically envelop and displace vessels, something Wilms tumors do not. 

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Case information

rID: 7661
Published: 17th Nov 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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