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Primary alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma: a horrendous presentation with miraculous remission
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  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}sify.com

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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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