Irish Journal of Medical Science

, Volume 140, Issue 11, pp 505–512 | Cite as

Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma: A case report with electron-microscopic findings

  • J. W. Harman
  • M. M. McCabe
  • J. B. McDevitt


A CASE is presented of perineal alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma in a boy, three and a half years of age. No cross-striations were demonstrated by light microscopy, but the myomatous nature of the tumour was confirmed by electron microscopy. It is suggested that, where available, electron microscopy can be of help in certain problems in surgical pathology.


Rhabdomyosarcoma Elastic Fibre Synovial Sarcoma Angiosarcoma IRISH Journal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Harman
    • 1
  • M. M. McCabe
    • 1
  • J. B. McDevitt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity College, Dublin, and St. Catherine’ s HospitalTralee

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