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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
muscle cancer +     
adenomyoma +  
alveolar soft part sarcoma  
rhabdomyosarcoma +   
A malignant solid tumor arising from mesenchymal tissues which normally differentiate to form striated muscle. It can occur in a wide variety of sites. It is divided into four distinct types: pleomorphic, predominantly in male adults; alveolar (RHABDOMYOSARCOMA, ALVEOLAR), mainly in adolescents and young adults; embryonal (RHABDOMYOSARCOMA, EMBRYONAL), predominantly in infants and children; and botryoidal, also in young children. It is one of the most frequently occurring soft tissue sarcomas and the most common in children under 15. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p2186; DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, pp1647-9)
skeletal muscle cancer +   
smooth muscle cancer +   
striated muscle rhabdoid tumor 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Rhabdomyosarcomas
Narrow Synonyms: Rhabdomyosarcoma, somatic
Primary IDs: MESH:D012208 ;   RDO:0003795
Xrefs: NCI:C3359
Definition Sources: MESH:D012208, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhabdomyosarcoma

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