Rhabdoid tumor: Introduction
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.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Rhabdoid tumor is available below.
Symptoms of Rhabdoid tumor
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symptoms of Rhabdoid tumor
Treatments for Rhabdoid tumor
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Rhabdoid tumor: Complications
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Causes of Rhabdoid tumor
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Rhabdoid tumor: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Rhabdoid tumor
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most common symptoms are ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the...read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »
Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical
condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be
misdiagnosed as various...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in...read more »
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Rhabdoid tumor: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Rhabdoid tumor: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Rhabdoid tumor
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Prognosis for Rhabdoid tumor
Prognosis for Rhabdoid tumor:
Early detection improves prognosis.
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Research about Rhabdoid tumor
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Clinical Trials for Rhabdoid tumor
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Rhabdoid tumor include:
- Stem Cell Transplant for High Risk Central Nervous System (CNS) Tumors - This study is currently recruiting patients (Current: 23 Nov 2006)
- Chemotherapy With or Without Surgery, Radiation Therapy, or Stem Cell Transplantation in Treating Young Patients With Kidney Tumors - This study has been completed (Current: 23 Nov 2006) - carboplatin,cyclophosphamide,dactinomycin,doxorubicin,etoposide,filgrastim,vincristine
- Chemotherapy Plus Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation in Treating Infants With Malignant Brain or Spinal Cord Tumors - This study is no longer recruiting patients (Current: 23 Nov 2006) - carboplatin,cisplatin,cyclophosphamide,etoposide,filgrastim,thiotepa,vincristine
- SCH 66336 in Treating Children With Recurrent or Progressive Brain Tumors - This study is no longer recruiting patients (Current: 23 Nov 2006) - lonafarnib
- Genetic Study of Brain Tumors in Young Children - This study has been completed (Current: 23 Nov 2006)
- more trials...»
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Clinical Trials for Rhabdoid tumor
Statistics for Rhabdoid tumor
Rhabdoid tumor: Broader Related Topics
Types of Rhabdoid tumor
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Definitions of Rhabdoid tumor:
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
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