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Rhabdomyosarcoma

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Introduction

Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is the most common form of soft tissue sarcoma accounting for 4.5% of all cases of childhood cancer. It is the third most common extracranial solid tumor of childhood after Wilms tumor and neuroblastoma. RMS is a malignant tumor of mesenchymal origin and is included in the group of small blue, round cell tumors of childhood along with neuroblastoma, lymphoma and primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNET).

see also Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Chest Wall and Paratesticular Rhabdomyosarcoma

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Last updated: October 24, 2018

Citation

Waldhausen, John, et al., editors. "Rhabdomyosarcoma." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2018. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829140/all/Rhabdomyosarcoma.
Rhabdomyosarcoma. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829140/all/Rhabdomyosarcoma. Accessed March 20, 2019.
Rhabdomyosarcoma. (2018). In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829140/all/Rhabdomyosarcoma
Rhabdomyosarcoma [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. [cited 2019 March 20]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829140/all/Rhabdomyosarcoma.
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