embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma

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em·bry·o·nal rhab·do·my·o·sar·co·ma

malignant neoplasm occurring in children, consisting of loose, spindle-celled tissue with rare cross-striations, and arising in many parts of the body in addition to skeletal muscles.
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Amplification and overexpression of MDM2, CDK4, GL1 and SAS genes of the 12q13-15 region has been associated with other sarcomas such as well-differentiated and dedifferentiated liposarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, and a significant subset of alveolar and embryonal rhabdomyosarcomas [18] and even sclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcoma [19].
Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common variant, commonly seen in children less than 10 years.
5: Immunohistochemical staining of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma with myogenin.
Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the biliary tree is usually seen in patients younger than 5 years.
Prat and Gray reviewed the presenting signs and symptoms in 50 patients with embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma reported by various authors.
HPE from the cervical protrusions revealed embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. She was put on actinomycin D, vincristine, cyclophosphamide and adriamycin three weekly x 6 such.
The histopathologic features of the biopsy specimen were consistent with an embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma (figure 1).
One case of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma (12.50%) was reported in the left maxillary sinus of a thirty- four year old woman.
For example, alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma has been shown to portend a poorer prognosis than embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, and different therapeutic approaches for these 2 entities have been suggested.
We recommend that embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma be ruled out to avoid overly aggressive treatment of these patients.
Bone marrow was infiltrated by neuroblastoma in 21 cases, embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma in 3 cases, osteogenic sarcoma in 2 cases, Ewing's sarcoma in 1 case and retinoblastoma in 1 case [10].