Oral cavity
Other benign tumors / conditions

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PubMed Search: Rhabdomyoma oral

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Differential diagnosis
Cite this page: Pernick N Rhabdomyoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavityrhabdomyoma.html. Accessed January 24th, 2020.
Differential diagnosis
  • Uncommon; usually adults
  • Floor of mouth and tongue
  • Adult type: well circumscribed, often multiple; may recur locally (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1983;107:638)
  • Juvenile type: nodules of elongated, uniform spindle cells with distinct cytoplasmic cross striations; no immature mesenchymal cells, no rhabdomyomatous cells (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1993;117:43)
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