Rhabdomyosarcoma of the temporal bone.

  title={Rhabdomyosarcoma of the temporal bone.},
  author={W D Chasin},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology & laryngology. Supplement},
  • W D Chasin
  • Published 1984 in
    The Annals of otology, rhinology & laryngology…
The temporal bone is the primary site for approximately 10% of rhabdomyosarcomas of the head and neck in children. Until recently it has been a uniformly fatal tumor despite treatment with radical surgery and radiation therapy. Although experience with the Intergroup Rhabdomyosarcoma Study protocol-II is of relatively short duration, treatment of these children with radiation therapy and multiple-drug intravenous and intrathecal chemotherapy holds promise of significantly improved control rates… CONTINUE READING