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A 2-year-old girl is brought to the clinic with headache, vomiting, and pallor. Her blood pressure is 130/80 mm Hg. On physical examination, she is noted to have aniridia and a large abdominal mass. Abdominal scanning reveals a poorly vascularized tumor in the upper pole of the right kidney. Which of the following is the most likely cause of this presentation?

A.

Deletion of a gene on

chromosome 11

B.

Fragile X syndrome

C.

Translocation of chromosome 9

and 21

D.

Trisomy 13

E.

Turner syndrome





  #2

its WAGR SYN,but i dont know the exact genetic cause,but by exclusion i will go with option A.


  #3

agree wt1 is a tumor suppressor gene located in the 11th chromosome....
grin


  #4

yes this is WAGR syndrome, chromosome 11


  #5

can u name the components of WAGR?


  #6

W: Wilms tum
A: Aniridia
G: Genitourinary anomalies
R: mental Retardation





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