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IP International Journal of Medical Paediatrics and Oncology

A newborn with malignant Rhabdoid tumors: A visual diagnosis case

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Author Details : Yu-Cheng Liu, Yung-Sen Chang, Wei-Xin Liang, Kong-Sang Wan*

Volume : 4, Issue : 4, Year : 2018

Article Page : 167-169

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Malignant rhabdoid tumor (MRT) is a rare tumor and is first thought a variant of Wilms’ tumor in the kidney. It is recognized as presenting at renal, central nervous system (CNS) and other extra-renal primary sites. A full term baby boy with multiple different sizes bluish skin nodules and masses were found on the surface of his body, which was consistent with MRT. Under the emergency skin biopsy, the result showed that the histologic diagnosis of malignant rhabdoid tumor. The presence of metastasis at diagnosis of MRT seems to be the only prognostic factor of outcome.

Keywords: Rhobdiod tumor, Newborn, Cutaneous, Treatment.

Doi : 10.18231/2581-4702.2018.0037

How to cite : Liu Y, Chang Y, Liang W, Wan K, A newborn with malignant Rhabdoid tumors: A visual diagnosis case. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2018;4(4):167-169

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