Rhabdomyosarcomas constitute about two thirds of soft tissue sarcomas in children, but a much smaller proportion after the first decade3.

Rhabdomyosarcomas are subdivided into:


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3Mentzel, T. and D. Katenkamp (2000). "Sclerosing, pseudovascular rhabdomyosarcoma in adults. Clinicopathological and immunohistochemical analysis of three cases." Virchows Arch 436(4): 305-11.


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