Larynx and hypopharynx
Benign tumors
Rhabdomyoma

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

Revised: 21 March 2018, last major update November 2013

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PubMed Search: Rhabdomyoma larynx

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Rhabdomyoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/larynxrhabdomyoma.html. Accessed August 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Has predilection for head and neck, including larynx
Treatment
  • Local excision; usually no recurrence
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Cells often have cross striations, also intracytoplasmic crystal-like particles
  • Subtypes include adult, fetal cellular and fetal myxoid types