Rhabdomyosarcoma of the head and neck in adults: a study of 26 patients.

  title={Rhabdomyosarcoma of the head and neck in adults: a study of 26 patients.},
  author={Ravi C Nayar and F Prudhomme and Orlando Parise and Dr. F. Gandia and Bernard Luboinski and Guy Schwaab},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={103 12},
The clinical records of 26, predominantly male, adults with rhabdomyosarcomas in the head and neck were analyzed. Patients' ages ranged from 18 to 74 years (mean: 24.5 years). According to the retrospective clinical group classification, 18 (69%) of 26 were advanced tumors at initial presentation belonging to group III or IV. The ethmoids were the most common primary site of origin in 12 (46%) of 26 patients. Nodal and systemic metastases were noted in 12 (46%) and 6 (23%) patients… CONTINUE READING

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