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Pediatric Rounds Review Questions

A 4-Year-Old Boy with Constipation and Abdominal Pain

Muhammad Waseem, MD

Dr. Waseem is an assistant professor of emergency medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY.

The questions below are based on the February 2004 Pediatric Rounds article, “A 4-Year-Old Boy with Constipation and Abdominal Pain.”

Choose the single best answer for each question.

1. Which of the following is the most frequent presenting sign of Wilms’ tumor?
  1. Abdominal mass
  2. Constipation
  3. Flank pain
  4. Hematuria
  5. Hypertension
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2. Which of the following is the most common site of metastasis for Wilms’ tumor?

  1. Bones
  2. Brain
  3. Liver
  4. Lungs
  5. Testes
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3. All of the following conditions may be associated with Wilms’ tumor EXCEPT:
  1. Aniridia
  2. Hemi-hypertrophy
  3. Horner’s syndrome
  4. Hypospadias
  5. Mental retardation
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4. Most children with Wilms’ tumor present with which one of the following anomalies?

  1. Aniridia
  2. Genitourinary malformations
  3. Hemihypertrophy
  4. Mental retardation
  5. None of the above
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5. Wilms’ tumor occurs bilaterally in what percent of patients?

  1. 1% to 4%
  2. 5% to 8%
  3. 9% to 12%
  4. 13% to 16%
  5. 17% to 20%
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