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Disease Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal

Name Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal
Synonyms Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma | Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcomas | Rhabdomyosarcomas, Embryonal
Definition A form of RHABDOMYOSARCOMA arising primarily in the head and neck, especially the orbit, of children below the age of 10. The cells are smaller than those of other rhabdomyosarcomas and are of two basic cell types: spindle cells and round cells. This cancer is highly sensitive to chemotherapy and has a high cure rate with multi-modality therapy. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p2188)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D018233
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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, Embryonal 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, Embryonal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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