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alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (DOID:4051)
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rhabdomyosarcoma +     
alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma +   
A form of RHABDOMYOSARCOMA occurring mainly in adolescents and young adults, affecting muscles of the extremities, trunk, orbital region, etc. It is extremely malignant, metastasizing widely at an early stage. Few cures have been achieved and the prognosis is poor. 'Alveolar' refers to its microscopic appearance simulating the cells of the respiratory alveolus. (Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p2188)
anus rhabdomyosarcoma 
bile duct rhabdomyosarcoma +  
breast rhabdomyosarcoma 
central nervous system rhabdomyosarcoma 
embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma +   
gallbladder rhabdomyosarcoma 
liver rhabdomyosarcoma 
mediastinum rhabdomyosarcoma 
mixed type rhabdomyosarcoma 
ovary rhabdomyosarcoma 
pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma +  
prostate rhabdomyosarcoma +  
rectum rhabdomyosarcoma 
Rhabdomyosarcoma 1  
Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal, 2  
testis rhabdomyosarcoma 

Exact Synonyms: Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcomas ;   RMS2 ;   RMSA ;   Rhabdomyosarcoma 2 ;   alveolar childhood rhabdomyosarcoma ;   pediatric Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma
Primary IDs: MESH:D018232 ;   RDO:0003475
Alternate IDs: OMIM:268220
Xrefs: GARD:4701
Definition Sources: MESH:D018232

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