adult rhabdomyoma

(redirected from adult extracardiac rhabdomyoma)

adult rhabdomyoma

A rare, usually benign primary (extracardiac) striated muscle tumour (or tumours—multiple in 20% of cases) that arises in branchial arches III and IV of the head and neck (larynx, pharynx). It is more common in males > age 40.

Prognosis
May recur; 1:50 are malignant.
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