African Journal of Paediatric Surgery

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2022  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 251--253

Congenital sacrococcygeal rhabdomyosarcoma


Renuka Venkata Inuganti, Amulya Boddapati, Atchyuta Mathi, Rizwana Shaik 
 Department of Pathology, NRI Medical College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Renuka Venkata Inuganti
Department of Pathology, NRI Medical College, Chinakakani, Guntur - 522 503, Andhra Pradesh
India

Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is one of the common malignant soft-tissue sarcomas affecting children. It originates from the embryonic mesenchyme precursor of striated muscle and is frequently seen in the head-and-neck region, genitourinary system and extremities. Occasionally, it arises from the retroperitoneum, biliary tract and abdomen and is rarely seen in the sacrococcygeal area. A 4-month-male child presented with a nodule over the sacrum. Based on histopathology and immunohistochemical marker studies, a final diagnosis of RMS was rendered. There was no evidence of any teratomatous elements.


How to cite this article:
Inuganti RV, Boddapati A, Mathi A, Shaik R. Congenital sacrococcygeal rhabdomyosarcoma.Afr J Paediatr Surg 2022;19:251-253


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Inuganti RV, Boddapati A, Mathi A, Shaik R. Congenital sacrococcygeal rhabdomyosarcoma. Afr J Paediatr Surg [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Dec 5 ];19:251-253
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