Wilms Tumor Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Apr 27, 2016
  • Author: Arnold C Paulino, MD; Chief Editor: Jennifer Reikes Willert, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to be considered in the differential diagnosis of Wilms tumor include the following:

  • Mesoblastic nephroma - Most common renal tumor in the first month of life [23]
  • Renal cell carcinoma
  • Clear cell sarcoma of the kidney
  • Rhabdoid tumor of the kidney
  • Nonmalignant mass
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Multicystic kidney disease
  • Renal cyst
  • Renal thrombosis
  • Dysplastic kidney
  • Renal hemorrhage

Differential Diagnoses