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Rhabdomyosarcoma: Introduction

Rhabdomyosarcoma: Soft tissue cancer occurring in children. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rhabdomyosarcoma is available below.

Symptoms of Rhabdomyosarcoma

Treatments for Rhabdomyosarcoma

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Rhabdomyosarcoma:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma?

Rhabdomyosarcoma: Related Patient Stories

Rhabdomyosarcoma: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Rhabdomyosarcoma

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Rhabdomyosarcoma may include:

Causes of Rhabdomyosarcoma

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Disease Topics Related To Rhabdomyosarcoma

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Rhabdomyosarcoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Rhabdomyosarcoma

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 more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the 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 more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, more »

Rhabdomyosarcoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Rhabdomyosarcoma

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Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Rhabdomyosarcoma, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Rhabdomyosarcoma: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Rhabdomyosarcoma: Animations

Research about Rhabdomyosarcoma

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Clinical Trials for Rhabdomyosarcoma

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on for Rhabdomyosarcoma include:

Statistics for Rhabdomyosarcoma

Rhabdomyosarcoma: Broader Related Topics

Rhabdomyosarcoma Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of Rhabdomyosarcoma:

A soft-tissue malignant tumor (sarcoma) of skeletal muscle origin. Rhabdomyosarcomas may occur in a variety of sites and are divided into four distinct types: pleomorphic (predominantly in male adults); alveolar (predominantly in adolescents and young adults); embryonal (predominantly in infants and children); and botryoidal (predominantly in young children). Rhabdomyosarcoma is one of the most common soft tissue sarcomas found in children under age 15. --2004 - (Source - Diseases Database)

A highly malignant neoplasm derived from striated muscle - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

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


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