Malignant extrarenal rhabdoid tumor of the vulva in an adult

Narendra, H and Ray, Satadru and Rao, Lakshmi and Geetha, V (2010) Malignant extrarenal rhabdoid tumor of the vulva in an adult. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, 6 (1). pp. 82-85.

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Sarcomas of the vulva account for only 1-3% of all vulvar malignancies. Most common vulvar sarcomas are leiomyosarcomas, malignant fibrohistiocytomas, and aggressive angiomyxomas. Malignant rhabdoid tumor (MRT) of the kidney is a distinctive clinicopathological entity that is recognized as a highly aggressive renal tumor of childhood. Extrarenal malignant rhabdoid tumors have been proposed to exist at several sites, including soft parts. MRT of the vulva is a rare and very aggressive neoplasm. Median survival reported in other studies is 9 months. Only 10 cases have been reported thus far in the English literature. We are reporting the 11 th case who remains disease free 30 months following surgery and radiotherapy till the time of reporting.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malignant rhabdoid tumor, malignant extrarenal rhabdoid tumor, tumors of vulva, vulvar sarcomas
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Surgical Oncology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2012 04:39
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2012 04:39

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