Wilms Tumor Differential Diagnoses

Updated: May 21, 2020
  • 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 [24]

  • 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