Congenital rhabdomyosarcoma of the tongue: A case report

Lesley F. Childs, Steven L. Goudy

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Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) represents the third most common neoplasm in children. RMS most commonly presents in the head and neck region, at a rate of 35%. Within the head and neck, however, the tongue is an uncommon site for this tumor. We present a report of a congenital rhabdomyosarcoma of the tongue treated with neo-adjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgical resection. A discussion with a review of the literature follows.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)126-128
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Extra
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 2010


  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Tongue

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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