rhabdomyoma


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rhabdomyoma

 [rab″do-mi-o´mah]
a tumor containing striated muscle fibers.

rhab·do·my·o·ma

(rab'dō-mī-ō'mă),
A benign neoplasm derived from striated muscle, occurring in the heart in children, probably as a hamartomatous process.
[rhabdo- + G. mys, muscle, + -oma, tumor]

rhabdomyoma

/rhab·do·my·o·ma/ (-mi-o´mah) a benign tumor derived from striated muscle; the cardiac form is considered to be a hamartoma and is often associated with tuberous sclerosis.

rhabdomyoma

(răb′dō-mī-ō′mə)
n. pl. rhabdomyo·mas or rhabdomyo·mata (-mə-tə)
A tumor in striated muscle fibers.

rhabdomyoma

[rab′dōmī·ō′mə] pl. rhabdomyomas, rhabdomyomata
Etymology: Gk, rhabdos, rod, mys, muscle, oma
a tumor of striated muscle that may occur in the uterus, vagina, pharynx, tongue, or heart. Also called myoma striocellulare.

rhab·do·my·o·ma

(rab'dō-mī-ō'mă)
A benign neoplasm derived from striated muscle, occurring in the heart in children, probably as a hamartomatous process.
[rhabdo- + G. mys, muscle, + -oma, tumor]

rhab·do·my·o·ma

(rab'dō-mī-ō'mă)
A benign neoplasm derived from striated muscle.
[rhabdo- + G. mys, muscle, + -oma, tumor]

rhabdomyoma

a tumor containing striated muscle fibers.
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About 50% of patients with tuberous sclerosis develop a cardiac rhabdomyoma.
Echocardiogram is done as part of the baseline evaluation to screen for cardiac rhabdomyomas in patients suspected of having TSC.
Supraorbital cutaneous fetal rhabdomyoma of intermediate type: A case report.
Multiple cardiac rhabdomyomas as a sole symptom of tuberous sclerosis complex: case report with molecular confirmation.
Diffuse bilateral glomerulocystic disease of the kidneys and multiple cardiac rhabdomyomas in a newborn: relationship with tuberous sclerosis and review of the literature [discussion in Pathol Res Pract.
2) In 1995, Johansen and Illum published a review of 23 reported cases of rhabdomyoma of the larynx and reported that 15 of them were of the adult type.
Primary benign neoplasms of the heart (1976-1993) * Age <15 years Tumor ([dagger]) Total Surgical Autopsy at diagnosis Myxoma 114 102 12 4 Rhabdomyoma 20 6 14 20 Fibroma 20 18 2 13 Hemangioma 17 10 7 2 Atrioventricular nodal 10 0 10 2 Granular cell 4 0 4 0 Lipoma 2 2 0 0 Paraganglioma 2 2 0 0 Myocytic hamartoma 2 2 0 0 Histiocytoid 2 0 2 2 cardiomyopathy Inflammatory pseudotumor 2 2 0 1 Fibrous histiocytoma 1 0 1 0 Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma 1 1 0 0 Bronchogenic cyst 1 1 0 0 Teratoma 1 0 1 1 Totals 199 146 (73%) 53 (27%) 45 (23%) * Modified from Burke A, Virmani R.
Laryngeal rhabdomyoma is an extremely rare tumor presenting most often in men older than 40 years, but it must be considered in the differential diagnosis of laryngeal neoplasms.
The differential diagnosis of a cardiac mass with features similar to CSH includes genetic storage disorders, adult rhabdomyoma, Weber-Christian disease, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, Rosai-Dorfman disease, Erdheim-Chester disease, or cardiac inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor.
With which of the following statements regarding rhabdomyoma would Brys et al
Fetal rhabdomyoma is not generally considered part of nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome.
12) They preferred to call this lesion a rhabdomyoma of the adult type.