rhabdomyosarcoma


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rhabdomyosarcoma

[¦rab·dō‚mī·ō·sär′kō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant tumor of skeletal muscle in the extremities composed of anaplastic muscle cells. Also known as malignant rhabdomyoma; rhabdomyoblastoma.
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To conclude, this case is presented to emphasize the unusual occurrence of rhabdomyosarcoma in the middle ear of adults as well, which may mimic chronic otitis media.
Differential diagnosis includes biliary rhabdomyosarcoma which occurs in younger children (1-5 year), present with jaundice.
Role of surgery for nonmetastatic abdominal rhabdomyosarcomas.
Three year relapse-free survival rates in childhood rhabdomyosarcoma of the head and neck.
High creatinine kinase MB isoenzyme activity associated with rhabdomyosarcoma.
Identify and understand important and diverse types of therapeutics under development for Rhabdomyosarcoma.
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Given the similarities between the findings on the initial pathology and the morphologic appearance of the tumor, the possibility of malignant melanoma, anaplastic meningioma, angiosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, and undifferentiated sarcoma (malignant fibrous histiocytoma) was considered.
Rhabdomyosarcoma though the most common soft tissue malignancy of childhood, presenting as multiple solid masses involving bilateral breasts, chest wall and paraspinal region is extremely rare.
No PHOX2B reactivity was identified in negative BM margins or in cases of rhabdomyosarcoma, Ewing sarcoma, or Wilms tumor (Table).