Hong Kong Med J 2009;15:136-8 | Number 2, April 2009
Abdominal compartment syndrome after open biopsy in a child with bilateral Wilms' tumour
Patrick HY Chung, Kenneth KY Wong, Lawrence CL Lan, Paul KH Tam
Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Although Wilms' tumour is one of the most common solid malignancies in children, bilateral disease is rare. We report a child with bilateral Wilms' tumour who developed abdominal compartment syndrome after an open biopsy.
Key words: Compartment syndromes; Kidney neoplasms; Nephrectomy; Wilms tumor
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