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Case Report A Case of Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma Originating from the Chest Wall.
Chun Dong Kim, Jeong Ok Hah, Hyun Mo Koo, Byung Ryul Choi, Han Ku Moon, Yong Hoon Park, Jin Gon Jun, Tae Sook Lee
Journal of Yeungnam Medical Science 1984;1(1):207-212
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.1984.1.1.207
Published online: December 31, 1984
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Rhabdomyosarcoma originating from the chest wall is a rare malignant tumor in children and was considered to be guarded in prognosis previously. However, recent advances in multidisciplinary treatment of rhabdomyosarcoma in children have improved the disease free survival rate. Authors report a case of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, stage III, originating from the chest wall who is surviving free of disease for 15 months with aggressive chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

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