rhabdoid


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rhabdoid

(ˈræbdɔɪd)
n
a rod-shaped structure found in the cells of some plants and animals
adj
(of cells or some serious cancerous tumours) rod-shaped
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And after being referred for neurological tests, the youngster was diagnosed with a rare tumour called atypical teratoid rhabdoid (ATRT).
And after being referred for neurological tests the youngster was diagnosed with a rare tumour called atypical teratoid rhabdoid (ATRT).
The third pattern was also uncommonly seen, characterized as a rhabdoid pattern (Figure 2D).
F, High-grade clear cell renal cell carcinoma with epithelioid and rhabdoid cells (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnifications X40 [A], X100 [B and C], and X200 [D through F]).
1 case of Wilms' with teratoid features and one case with rhabdoid elements were observed in the study.
The second component, the mural nodules, was composed of nodules of pleomorphic and rhabdoid cells with large eosinophilic cytoplasm, remarkably enlarged nuclei, and prominent nucleoli.
The differential diagnosis of lesions presenting with cutaneous involvement (ordered most to least common) include: leukemia, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, neuroblastoma, rhabdoid tumor, rhabdomyosarcoma, primitive neuroectodermal tumor, choriocarcinoma, and adrenocortical carcinoma.
Though not part of tumor staging, sarcomatoid change has been incorporated into the International Society of Urologic Pathology's grading system, in which tumors exhibiting rhabdoid or sarcomatoid features are placed in grade 4 alongside tumors with marked nuclear pleomorphism.
In a cruel twist, Alfie was just 18-months-old when doctors told the family in September that his brain cancer, a type called atypical teratoid rhabdoid, was terminal.
The morphology and immunophenotype provided no support for a reactive process, melanoma, lymphoma, carcinoma, epithelioid sarcoma, epithelioid malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor, rhabdoid tumor, or alveolar soft part sarcoma.
Consistently, recent studies have demonstrated that childhood cancers such as medulloblastomas, neuroblastomas, and rhabdoid tumors have very few recurrently mutated genes.