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(ˌræb doʊˌmaɪ oʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a malignant tumor made up of striated muscle tissue.


A rare cancer of the skeletal muscle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rhabdomyosarcoma - a highly malignant neoplasm derived from striated muscle
embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal rhabdosarcoma - form of rhabdomyosarcoma occurring mainly in infants and children
alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, alveolar rhabdosarcoma - form of rhabdomyosarcoma occurring mainly in adolescents and young adults
pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma, pleomorphic rhabdosarcoma - form of rhabdomyosarcoma that affects limb muscles of older adults
sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer


, rhabdosarcoma
n. rabdomiosarcoma, tumor maligno de fibras musculares estriadas que afecta gen. los músculos esqueléticos.


n rabdomiosarcoma m rheumatic adj reumático
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9] The genitourinary tract is the second most common primary tumour location and about 20% of rhabdomyosarcomas in children arise in the genitourinary tract.
Other oral rhabdomyosarcomas are more easily visualized on routine examination.
1) Some 46% of all head and neck rhabdomyosarcomas occur in children.
Myofibroblastic and fibrohistiocytic tumors, pleomorphic sarcoma, liposarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, rhabdomyomas and rhabdomyosarcomas, vascular tumors, tumors of synovial tissue, nerves, melanocytes, cartilage and osseous tissue, and other miscellaneous tumor types are covered, with most systemic categories divided into chapters on benign, intermediate, and malignant tumors.
While there is some debate over whether rhabdomyosarcomas indeed arise from skeletal muscle cells, the staining pattern is consistent with that differentiation.
Identification of FGFR4-activating mutations in human rhabdomyosarcomas that promote metastasis in xenotransplanted models.
2) Embryonal rhabdomyosarcomas have a poor prognosis irrespective of therapy, (4,5) as seen in the present case.
2005) on the generation of rhabdomyosarcomas from "embedded weapons-grade tungsten alloy.
Up to 55% of parameningeal rhabdomyosarcomas have intracranial extension.
Embryonal rhabdomyosarcomas are the most common soft tissue sarcomas in children.
Core biopsies of both tumors revealed similar, round-cell neoplasms that were confirmed to be alveolar rhabdomyosarcomas by immunohistochemical and ultrastructural studies, with positive staining for vimentin, desmin, and muscle specific actin.
In addition, the aberrant activation of the Hedgehog pathway has been identified as the likely cause of a number of tumors in humans including basal cell carcinomas (BCCs), primitive neurectodermal tumours (PNETs) and rhabdomyosarcomas.