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Laryngeal rhabdomyosarcoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1247416     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Laryngeal rhabdomyosarcomas are very rare, extremely malignant tumors. Approximately half of the reported cases have occurred in children. Diagnosis may be difficult, and adequate biopsy material is crucial in the identification of these lesions. Unil recently, rhabdomyosarcomas carried a dismal prognosis; however, combined treatment with surgery, irradiation, and triple chemotherapy appears to have improved the outlook. This should probably be the treatment for laryngeal rhabdomyosarcomas, and was successfully used in the case reported herein.
Authors:
R F Canalis; C E Platz; A M Cohn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of otolaryngology (Chicago, Ill. : 1960)     Volume:  102     ISSN:  0003-9977     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Otolaryngol     Publication Date:  1976 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-03-24     Completed Date:  1976-03-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376526     Medline TA:  Arch Otolaryngol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  104-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Cyclophosphamide / therapeutic use
Dactinomycin / therapeutic use
Humans
Laryngeal Neoplasms / pathology*,  therapy
Laryngectomy
Male
Prognosis
Radiotherapy
Rhabdomyosarcoma / pathology*,  therapy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
50-18-0/Cyclophosphamide; 50-76-0/Dactinomycin

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