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rhabdomyosarcoma

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A rare aggressive malignant mesenchymal neoplasm arising from skeletal muscle. It usually occurs in children and young adults. Only a small percentage of tumors arise in the skeletal muscle of the extremities. The majority arise in other anatomical sites. A malignant neoplasm arising from skeletal myocytes. A malignant mesenchymal neoplasm arising from skeletal muscle. Cancer that forms in the soft tissues in a type of muscle called striated muscle. Rhabdomyosarcoma can occur anywhere in the body.

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SNOMEDCT:30924005, SNOMEDCT:302847003

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Sirarat Sarntivijai

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