Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the temporal bone

March 31, 2007
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Abstract. The most common soft-tissue sarcoma in infants and children is rhabdomyosarcoma. The head and neck is the most common site of involvement; temporal bone involvement has been seen in about 7% of reported cases. Multimodality therapy-surgery, multiagent chemotherapy, and radiotherapy-yields sufficiently good results. The author reports a case of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the temporal bone with cranial nerve palsies and extension into the parapharyngeal space in a 4-year-old boy.

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