Clinicopathologic features of rhabdomyosarcoma of gynecologic origin in adults.

  title={Clinicopathologic features of rhabdomyosarcoma of gynecologic origin in adults.},
  author={Sarah E. Ferguson and William Gerald and Richard R. Barakat and Dennis Chi and Robert A Soslow},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  volume={31 3},
Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is the most common soft tissue tumor found in children. Up to 20% of RMS tumors in children originate in the genital tract making this the second most common site. RMS of gynecologic origin in adults is much less common. The purpose of this study was to describe the clinical and pathologic features of RMS of the adult female genital tract. We reviewed the histologic slides of women 16 years of age and older and included them in our study if they contained the classic… CONTINUE READING