Anus and perianal area
Other malignancies
Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 17 October 2017, last major update April 2005

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma children [title] "loattrfree full text"[sb]

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. website. Accessed July 16th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • In perianal region of children and infants
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Undifferentiated small round blue cell tumor
  • May have multinucleated tumor cells
Electron microscopy description
  • Evidence of muscle differentiation