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Congenital Eyelid Rhabdomyosarcoma.
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PMID:  25216197     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common type of soft tissue sarcoma in children. The authors present a rare case of eyelid rhabdomyosarcoma in a newborn, who was found to have a reddish eyelid tumor in his OD. A mass with a clear margin, confined to the upper eyelid, was revealed using orbital MRI. Intralesional steroids were injected under the impression of a capillary hemangioma and the tumor shrank initially, but grew rapidly later. Therefore, a debulking surgery was performed and the final diagnosis was embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. After the operation, metastases still occurred despite the treatment with chemotherapy and concurrent radiation. The patient expired at 6 months of age. In an autopsy, a neuroblastoma was incidentally found in his left adrenal gland. Early biopsy may help lead to an early correct diagnosis and avoid metastases in similar cases.
Authors:
Yi-Ching Lee; Yung-Hsiang Hsu; Shan-Hsien Yang; Tzu-Lun Huang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-9-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1537-2677     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg     Publication Date:  2014 Sep 
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Created Date:  2014-9-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508431     Medline TA:  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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