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Soft tissue
Skeletal muscle
Anaplastic variant of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 April 2013, last major update July 2009
Copyright: (c) 2002-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Clinical features
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Extremely hyperchromatic nuclei are 3x larger than nuclei of adjacent tumor cells, mixed with smaller, undifferentiated, round and spindle cells
Bizarre mitotic figure (left side)
Rare cells suggest skeletal muscle differentiation
Positive stains
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Molecular / cytogenetics description
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End of Soft tissue > Skeletal muscle > Anaplastic variant of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma


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