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Primary pulmonary rhabdomyosarcoma arising within cystic adenomatoid malformation: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11431779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The current report describes a 13-month-old boy with primary pulmonary rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) that originated within a congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM). To the best of our knowledge, he is the youngest patient of all primary pulmonary RMS cases reported in the English-language literature. The tumor, localized in left upper lobe, was removed completely, and histologic examination showed embryonal subtype. Postoperative systemic chemotherapy was carried out. Recent evaluation 15 months after resection has not identified any residual or recurrent disease. Primary pulmonary RMS, although very rare in the pediatric age group, should be considered in young patients with solitary pulmonary masses and associated cystic lesions.
Authors:
C Ozcan; A Celik; Z Ural; A Veral; G Kandiloğlu; E Balik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2001 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-06-29     Completed Date:  2001-09-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1062-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2001 by W.B. Saunders Company.
Affiliation:
Ege University Faculty of Medicine and the Department of Pediatric Surgery, Bornova-Izmir, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of Lung, Congenital / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Humans
Infant
Lung Neoplasms / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Male
Rhabdomyosarcoma / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery

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