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Rare disease
Focal myositis of the thigh misdiagnosed radiologically as rhabdomyosarcoma
  1. F Binesh,
  2. S Taghipour,
  3. H Navabii
  1. Department of Pathology, Shahid Sadoghi Hospital, Yazd Shahid Sadoghi University, Yazd, Iran
  1. Correspondence to Dr Hossein Navabii, navabii{at}


Focal myositis is a commonly referenced, infrequently reported and poorly documented benign inflammatory pseudotumour, which may be misdiagnosed as a malignant tumour. We report the clinicopathologic features in a case of focal myositis in the thigh of a 15-year-old boy.

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