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Risk Factors for Portal Hypertension in a Child Receiving Radiation Therapy for a Wilms Tumor

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Hematology Oncology
Gastroenterology

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Description:

A pediatric patient receiving radiation therapy for a Wilms tumor may develop portal hypertension as a rare complication. Warwick et al identified a number of risk factors that may associated with this complication. The authors are from the National Wilms Tumor Study Group and multiple universities in the United States.

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