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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?


Deletion of a gene on

chromosome 11


Fragile X syndrome


Translocation of chromosome 9

and 21


Trisomy 13


Turner syndrome


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


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


yes this is WAGR syndrome, chromosome 11


can u name the components of WAGR?


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

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