Clinico-epidemiological analysis of orofacial rhabdomyosarcoma in a Nigerian population.

@article{Fatusi2009ClinicoepidemiologicalAO,
  title={Clinico-epidemiological analysis of orofacial rhabdomyosarcoma in a Nigerian population.},
  author={Olawunmi Adedoyin Fatusi and Sunday Olusegun Ajike and Simeon Olugbade Olateju and A T Adebayo and Olalere Omoyosola Gbolahan and Stella Amiede Ogunmuyiwa},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={256-60}
}
Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is a malignant soft tissue neoplasm, with varying degrees of striated muscle cell differentiation and a relative predilection for the head and neck region. The objectives of this study were to determine the clinical and histological patterns of RMS, to assess the sociodemographic profile of reported RMS cases, and to highlight the management challenges and outcomes of these cases in a country lacking resources such as Nigeria. Patients diagnosed with RMS, based on… CONTINUE READING

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