Wilm’s tumour in children is often noted by the parent or care-giver as a mass or lump in the abdomen. Many children with Wilm’s tumour in early stages are asymptomatic (without symptoms at all). Wilm’s tumour is a highly treatable and curable cancer if diagnosed in the early stages. If you notice any unusual mass in your child’s abdomen or any symptom related to kidney, consult your doctor.
Consult a doctor if your child has any of the following symptoms:
Consult a doctor urgently for the following symptoms:
Who to consult
Some health professionals, who can evaluate your child’s symptoms include:
These are some symptoms that may occur in your child if he or she has Wilm’s tumour. If the child has one or more of these symptoms, it does not mean it is Wilms tumour. Consult your doctor to diagnose the cause of the symptoms and for an appropriate treatment.