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parenchyma of the kidney, this tumor grows rapidly. The tumor may be present unilaterally and localized or bilaterally,
sometimes with metastasis to other organs. Options 1, 3, and 4 are incorrect.
189. Wilms' Tumor If Wilms¶ tumor is suspected, the tumor mass should not be palpated by the nurse. Excessive manipulation can
cause seeding of the tumor and spread of the cancerous cells. Fever, hematuria, and hypertension are clinical manifestations
associated with Wilms¶ tumor.
190. Osteogenic Sarcoma
A clinical manifestation of osteogenic sarcoma is progressive, insidious, and intermittent pain at the
tumor site. By the time these children receive medical attention, they may be in considerable pain from the tumor. Options 1, 3,
and 4 are accurate regarding osteogenic sarcoma.
191. Brain Tumor
Vital signs and neurological status are assessed frequently. Special attention is given to the child¶s temperature,
which may be elevated because of hypothalamic or brainstem involvement during surgery. A...
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