Davis Edge NCLEX Question of the Week #14

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Question:
A child is found to have a tumor in the cells of the kidney. The physician suspects the child to have Wilms’ tumor. Which signs and symptoms would the nurse anticipate the child to have? Select all that apply.

Question Options
1.) Hematuria
2.) Hemihypertrophy
3.) Aniridia
4.) Continuous sinus drainage
5.) Proptosis

Correct Option/Answers: 1,2,3

Rationale:
Option 1: Hematuria is symptom of Wilms’ tumor. The presence of blood in the urine is known as hematuria.
Option 2: Hemihypertrophy is a symptom of Wilms’ tumor. Hemihypertrophy is a condition in which one side of the body is larger than the other.
Option 3: Aniridia is symptom of Wilms’ tumor. The absence of iris is known as aniridia which is a congenital disorder.
Option 4: Tumors in the nasopharynx may result in continual sinus discharge.
Option 5: If rhabdosarcoma is located in the head or neck or orbital regions, it might cause proptosis and results in impaired vision. A downward displacement of the eyeball is called proptosis.

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