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What is Rhabdoid melanoma?

What is Rhabdoid melanoma?

  • Rhabdoid melanoma: Malignant melanoma is known to display tremendous histologic diversity. One rare variant is the rhabdoid phenotype, so called because of the appearance of cells resembling rhabdomyoblasts seen in malignant rhabdoid tumors of the kidney.

Rhabdoid melanoma: Introduction

Types of Rhabdoid melanoma:

Broader types of Rhabdoid melanoma:

How serious is Rhabdoid melanoma?

Prognosis of Rhabdoid melanoma: Features that affect prognosis are tumor thickness in millimeters (Breslow's depth), depth related to skin structures (Clark level), type of melanoma, presence of ulceration, presence of lymphatic/perineural invasion, presence of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (if present, prognosis is better), location of lesion, presence of satellite lesions, and presence of regional or distant metastasis.
Complications of Rhabdoid melanoma: see complications of Rhabdoid melanoma

What causes Rhabdoid melanoma?

Causes of Rhabdoid melanoma: see causes of Rhabdoid melanoma

What are the symptoms of Rhabdoid melanoma?

Symptoms of Rhabdoid melanoma: see symptoms of Rhabdoid melanoma

Complications of Rhabdoid melanoma: see complications of Rhabdoid melanoma

Rhabdoid melanoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Rhabdoid melanoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Rhabdoid melanoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Rhabdoid melanoma: Oncologist, Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Rhabdoid melanoma.
Treatments for Rhabdoid melanoma: see treatments for Rhabdoid melanoma

Name of Rhabdoid melanoma

Main name of condition: Rhabdoid melanoma

 

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