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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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This pattern of immunostaining is consistent with fetal rhabdomyoma of the intermediate type.
Rhabdomyoma of the head and neck: Morphology and differential diagnosis.
Supraorbital cutaneous fetal rhabdomyoma of intermediate type: A case report.
Fetal myxoid rhabdomyomas are tumorlike polypoid masses with loose, edematous, and myxoid stroma.
Most extracardiac rhabdomyomas occur in the head and neck region, (2) and most are 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.
Rhabdomyomas have exhibited benign behavior and a low recurrence rate in other sites, and thus it was felt in the case of this young man that the risk of recurrence associated with conservative excision did not outweigh the morbidity of radical orchiectomy and loss of a portion of androgen production.
The left epididymal tumor removed from this patient showed clinicopathologic features typical of the genital variant of extracardiac rhabdomyoma.
3) Genital rhabdomyomas are lesions found in the vulva or vagina in young or middle-aged women.
Myxoid fetal rhabdomyomas occur most often in the subcutaneous tissues of the head and neck, especially in the postauricular region of male infants under 3 years of age.
Extracardiac rhabdomyomas are extremely rare tumors comprising less than 2% of all neoplasms showing striated muscle differentiation.
Permanent sections were consistent with fetal rhabdomyoma, and immunohistochemical evaluation revealed that the markers desmin, muscle-specific actin, and myogenin were present.