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Primary alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma: a horrendous presentation with miraculous remission
  1. Anil Kumar Dhull
  1. Department of Radiation Oncology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anil Kumar Dhull, anildhull{at}

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Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma constitutes approximately 1% of all paediatric tumours. Primary alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of lip is a very rare pathological entity.1 Here is presented a case of primary alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of upper lip treated with palliative external radiation therapy followed by combination chemotherapy.

A 5-year-old girl presented with painful swelling of upper lip of 3 months duration, which progressed rapidly. There was no history of other swelling. There was no history of any …

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