Rhabdomyosarcoma of Lip: A Medical Case Report

Rhabdomyosarcoma of Lip: A Case Report
Authors: Dr Bhavya Thakur, Dr Shirin Garg, Dr Harpreet Puri, Dr Ruchika Tyagi,Dr Ramneesh Garg, Dr Sheerin Shah
Rhabdomyosarcomas (RMS) are the malignant tumors of the striated skeletal muscles. RMS was first
described by Weber in 1854 and accounts for 6% of all malignancies and represents 50% of all soft tissue sarcomas in
children under 15 years of age. The most common sites of occurrence are the head and neck (40%), genitourinary tract(25%),and extremities (20%). Oral Rhabdomyosarcoma is rare neoplasm, and accounts for only 0.04% of
all head and neck malignancies. Even in the oral cavity when it occurs the most common site is soft palate.1
Here we present a case of 4 year old female child who was diagnosed as having rhabdomyosarcoma of the upper lip
diagnosed by histopathology and confirmed by immunohistochemistry
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