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Nephroblastoma, Kidney, Rat

  • Antonio Cardesa
  • Teresa Ribalta
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


Nephroblastoma is usually as unilateral tumor. When small in size it measures between 0.3 and 0.5 cm in diameter and is located in the cortical region, preferentially at one of the renal poles. On the cut surface these small nephroblastomas are whitish, of firm consistency, and surrounded by a pseudocapsule of compressed renal parenchyma (Fig. 84).


Synonyms Wilms’ tumor embryonal nephroma renal adenosarcoma 


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  • Teresa Ribalta

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