Congenital Mesoblastic Nephroma in a Premature Neonate: Should We Give Adjuvant Chemotherapy?

Kechiche Nahla, Makhlouf Dorsaf, Belhassen Samia, Hmidi Nahla, Lamiri Rachida, Mekki Mongi, Belguith Mohssen, Nouri Abdellatif

Abstract


Congenital mesoblastic nephroma (CMN) is a rare renal tumor of infancy. Complete surgical excision is often sufficient. A premature neonate underwent left radical nephrectomy for CMN without any adjuvant therapy. Pathology was consistent with cellular type CMN. Six months postoperatively, the patient developed recurrence. He subsequently underwent re-excision without any adjuvant chemotherapy. The baby is tumor free for more than a year.

Keywords


Congenital mesoblastic nephroma; Recurrence; Adjuvant therapy; Neonate

Full Text:

PDF

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.




Copyright (c) 2019 kechiche nahla

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

The Journal of Neonatal Surgery has been indexed in Google Scholar, Worldcat, ROAD (Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources), THE KEEPERS, Publons, OALib (Open Access Library), NewJour, Open J-gate, Science Central, Cite Factor, eDoctoronline, Ulrichsweb, Scirus, JournalTOCs, Journal Database, GFMER, SJIFactor, Journal Seek, ResearchGate, Scribed, FreeJournalAct, Anoox, News-Digest, CORE, ICI World of Journals.

EL-MED-Pub Publishers