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Disease definition

Rhabdomyosarcoma is a malignant soft tissue tumor which develops from cells of striated muscle. It is the most common form of tumor found in children and adolescents.


  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: C49.9
  • OMIM: 268210  268220
  • UMLS: C0035412
  • MeSH: D012208
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10039022

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