[Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the nasopharynx in a 3-year old girl].

Otolaryngol Pol 2002 ;56(1):101-5

I Klinika Chorób Dzieci Katedry Chorób Dzieci PAM w Szczecinie.

A case of rhabdomyosarcoma embryonal of the nasopharynx in a 3-year-old girl has been described. Clinical manifestations and initial diagnostic difficulties resulting in delay of proper diagnosis were discussed. Division of RMS, etiology, differentiation of the most often applied clinical sign and modern therapeutic opportunities depending on the location, histopathological type, the disease advancement level and the patient's age were described. Late outcome and the initially positive results of the employed treatment were emphasized in the presented case. The authors would like to underline the necessity to apply all imaging methods available (CT scan and MRI), in order to determine the exact site and extensiveness of malignancy which is crucial for evaluation of appropriate treatment and therapy.

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July 2002
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