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Rhabdomyosarcoma

  • Julien Glicenstein
  • Jacques Ohana
  • Caroline Leclercq

Abstract

In 1946 Stout defined rhabdomyosarcomata of skeletal muscle as malignant tumours of mesenchymal origin arising from striated muscles or in their close proximity and exhibiting, at some point in the tumour, cell analogous to muscle fibres. Since then, the definition of these lesions has become more precise. In particular, different classifications have been established distinguishing rhabdomyosarcomata on the basis of histological and cytological criteria.

Keywords

Synovial Sarcoma Multinucleated Cell Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma Granular Eosinophilic Cytoplasm 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Julien Glicenstein
    • 1
  • Jacques Ohana
    • 2
  • Caroline Leclercq
    • 3
  1. 1.ParisFrance
  2. 2.ParisFrance
  3. 3.ParisFrance

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