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Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma

Definition of the noun alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma

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  1. form of rhabdomyosarcoma occurring mainly in adolescents and young adults


Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma: A rapidly growing malignant mesenchymal neoplasm. It is characterized by the presence of round cells with myoblastic differentiation and a fibrovascular stroma resembling an alveolar growth pattern. The tumor usually presents in the extremities.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Women's Reproductive Cancer (2005)

by Carol Turkington, Mitchell Edelson

Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma occurs in older children and accounts for about 20 percent of all cases. Although rhabdomyosarcoma is not ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma ARMS. > Rhabdomyosarcoma Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2015)

by Graham A. Colditz

Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. Generally seen during teenage years, this ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

n Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma in the forearm of a six-year-old child, showing characteristic round, spindled, and plumper rhabdoid cells (Papanicolaou stain). alveolar r., and embryonal r. Called also rhabdomyoblastoma and rhabdosarcoma.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Modern Medicine (1992)

by J.C. Segen

hemangiopericytoma, large cell lymphomas, Merkel cell tumor, small cell type osteosarcoma, Small/oat cell carcinoma, alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) The largest health insurance association ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

jugum juice juvenile juvenile alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma juvenile delinquency juvenile ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby

Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma occurs in the head, neck, or trunk of young children; alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma is usually seen in the extremities of adolescents; and the pleomorphic form is most common in the legs of adults. Surgical ...

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