Orphanet: Search a disease
x

Search for a rare disease

* (*) mandatory field

Other search option(s)

Suggest an update

(*) Required fields.

Attention

Only comments seeking to improve the quality and accuracy of information on the Orphanet website are accepted. For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. Only comments written in English can be processed.

Captcha image

Pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma

Disease definition

A rare soft tissue sarcoma characterized by a high-grade lesion occurring almost exclusively in adults, composed of bizarre polygonal, round, and spindle cells with evidence of smooth muscle differentiation. Patients usually present with a rapidly growing, painful mass located in the deep soft tissues of the extremities, but also other anatomic regions. Prognosis is generally poor.

ORPHA:293199

Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Childhood, Adult, Adolescent, Elderly
  • ICD-10: C49.9
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0334480
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

Detailed information

Professionals

The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.