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Benign fetal rhabdomyoma of the upper extremity. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9584384     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Benign fetal rhabdomyoma is a tumor of striated muscle origin that rarely is seen in the extremities. Because of the similarities of fetal rhabdomyoma to its malignant counterpart, rhabdomyosarcoma, an important distinction is to be made to avoid errors in treatment. The clinical presentation, radiographic, and pathologic features of the first known case of an isolated upper extremity rhabdomyoma are described. The authors discuss, the distinction between this and rhabdomyosarcoma and also describe a unique histologic feature in rhabdomyoma, the presence of psammoma bodies.
P J Osgood; T A Damron; M T Rooney; A M Goldschmidt; T J Sullivan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical orthopaedics and related research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0009-921X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res.     Publication Date:  1998 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-05-28     Completed Date:  1998-05-28     Revised Date:  2005-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0075674     Medline TA:  Clin Orthop Relat Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  200-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York at Syracuse, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Rhabdomyoma* / diagnosis,  pathology
Soft Tissue Neoplasms* / diagnosis,  pathology

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