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What is Rhabdoid tumor?

What is Rhabdoid tumor?

  • Rhabdoid tumor: An aggressive malignant tumor that occurs in children. Symptoms depend on the location of the tumor. The tumors often form in the kidneys and then tend to metastasize to the brain and sometimes the lungs.

Rhabdoid tumor is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Rhabdoid tumor, or a subtype of Rhabdoid tumor, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Rhabdoid tumor as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Rhabdoid tumor: Introduction

Types of Rhabdoid tumor:

Broader types of Rhabdoid tumor:

How serious is Rhabdoid tumor?

Prognosis of Rhabdoid tumor: Early detection improves prognosis.
Complications of Rhabdoid tumor: see complications of Rhabdoid tumor

What causes Rhabdoid tumor?

Causes of Rhabdoid tumor: see causes of Rhabdoid tumor

What are the symptoms of Rhabdoid tumor?

Symptoms of Rhabdoid tumor: see symptoms of Rhabdoid tumor

Complications of Rhabdoid tumor: see complications of Rhabdoid tumor

Onset of Rhabdoid tumor: childhood

Rhabdoid tumor: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Rhabdoid tumor.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Rhabdoid tumor.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Rhabdoid tumor: Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Rhabdoid tumor.
Treatments for Rhabdoid tumor: see treatments for Rhabdoid tumor
Research for Rhabdoid tumor: see research for Rhabdoid tumor

Name of Rhabdoid tumor

Main name of condition: Rhabdoid tumor


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