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Disease Rhabdomyosarcoma, Alveolar

Name Rhabdomyosarcoma, Alveolar
Synonyms Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma | Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcomas | Rhabdomyosarcoma 2 | RHABDOMYOSARCOMA, ALVEOLAR | Rhabdomyosarcomas, Alveolar | RMS2 | RMSA
Definition A form of RHABDOMYOSARCOMA occurring mainly in adolescents and young adults, affecting muscles of the extremities, trunk, orbital region, etc. It is extremely malignant, metastasizing widely at an early stage. Few cures have been achieved and the prognosis is poor. 'Alveolar' refers to its microscopic appearance simulating the cells of the respiratory alveolus. (Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p2188)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D018232
OMIM® ID 268220
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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Muscle Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Myosarcoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rhabdomyosarcoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rhabdomyosarcoma, Alveolar Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sarcoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Myosarcoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rhabdomyosarcoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rhabdomyosarcoma, Alveolar Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Rhabdomyosarcoma, Alveolar Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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