Rhabdomyosarcoma arising within congenital pulmonary cysts: report of three cases.

  title={Rhabdomyosarcoma arising within congenital pulmonary cysts: report of three cases.},
  author={James E J Murphy and Geoffrey K. Blair and Graham C. Fraser and Phillip G Ashmore and Jacques G Leblanc and Suvro S Sett and Patterson Rogers and James Fergall Magee and G. P. Taylor and Jim Dimmick},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={27 10},
Over the past 9 months, three cases of primary pulmonary rhabdomyosarcoma have been treated at British Columbia Children's Hospital. Two patients (aged 24 and 37 months) presented with spontaneous pneumothoraces and had cystic changes in the affected lung on chest radiograph. The third patient (aged 42 months) was evaluated for chronic cough, fever, and failure to thrive. Chest x-ray showed a large mass in the left lower lobe as well as mediastinal adenopathy. All three of these lesions… CONTINUE READING


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