Renal Tumours

  • Robert Carachi


Renal neoplasms are rare in the newborn and account for only 8% of neonatal tumours. Congenital mesoblastic nephroma (CMN), first described by Kastner in 1921, is the most common renal tumour in the neonate. It is also known as a fetal renal hamartoma, mesenchymal hamartoma of infancy, or lipomyomatous hamartoma.


Newborn renal tumors Congenital mesoblastic nephroma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of GlasgowGlasgowScotland

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