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Perianal fetal rhabdomyoma: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9238129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 4-week-old female was referred with a firm, enlarging perianal mass present since birth. At surgery, the lesion appeared to be arising from the subcutaneous external sphincter. Local excision was successful with preservation of the external sphincter. Histologic examination showed a mixture of undifferentiated spindle cells as well as immature and maturing myofibers consistent with a fetal rhabdomyoma. This report represents the second case of a fetal rhabdomyoma arising in the perianal location. All pediatric cases of fetal rhabdomyoma in the literature are reviewed.
P C Lapner; S Chou; C Jimenez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric surgery international     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0179-0358     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Surg. Int.     Publication Date:  1997 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-09-15     Completed Date:  1997-09-15     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8609169     Medline TA:  Pediatr Surg Int     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  544-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8L1.
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MeSH Terms
Anal Canal / pathology
Anus Neoplasms* / diagnosis,  epidemiology,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Infant, Newborn
Rhabdomyoma* / diagnosis,  epidemiology,  surgery

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