Cardiac tumors - malignant
Rhabdoid tumor

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

Revised: 20 March 2018, last major update October 2014

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PubMed Search: Rhabdoid tumor heart

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Rhabdoid tumor. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/hearttumorrhabdoidtumor.html. Accessed August 16th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Highly malignant undifferentiated tumor of infants and children
  • See also Kidney tumor chapter
  • Originally described in kidneys; very rare in heart (one case report)
Case reports
Negative stains
Electron microscopy description
  • Masses of intermediate filaments
Differential diagnosis