Cardiac tumors - malignant
Rhabdoid tumor

Topic Completed: 1 October 2014

Revised: 27 September 2019

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PubMed Search: Rhabdoid tumor heart

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Rhabdoid tumor. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/hearttumorrhabdoidtumor.html. Accessed December 8th, 2019.
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
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