malignant rhabdoid tumour


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malignant rhabdoid tumour

A rare, aggressive tumour that usually arises in the kidneys of children, but which may be extrarenal in adults.

Prognosis
Highly aggressive; extremely poor prognosis; patients may die within weeks of being diagnosed.
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Malignant rhabdoid tumour of the kidney in an adult.
Howard, "Spontaneous rupture of a malignant rhabdoid tumour of the liver," Pediatric Surgery International, vol.
Alfano, "Extrarenal malignant rhabdoid tumour of the heel--a case report," Anticancer Research, vol.
This was diagnostic of a malignant rhabdoid tumour (MRT).

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