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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
Abstract:
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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