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Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Eyelid: Diagnosis by Electron Microscopy

Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Eyelid: Diagnosis by Electron Microscopy Abstract Two cases of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma presented as lid lesions thought initially to be of vascular origin. Both were positively diagnosed only by electron microscopy. They represent the first cases of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit or adnexal structures so diagnosed. Length of survival in case 1 is also unusual. References 1. Reese AB: Tumors of the Eye , ed 2. New York, Paul B Hoeber, 1963, p 441. 2. Pinkel D, Pickren J: Rhabdomyosarcoma in children . JAMA 175:293-298, 1961.Crossref 3. Ashton N, Morgan G: Embryonal sarcoma and embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit . J Clin Path 18:699-714, 1965.Crossref 4. Jones IS, Reese AB, Krout J: Orbital rhabdomyosarcoma: An analysis of sixty-two cases . Trans Amer Ophthal Soc 63:224-232, 1965. 5. Frayer WC, Enterline HT: Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit in children and young adults . Arch Ophthal 62:203-207, 1959.Crossref 6. Horn RC Jr, Enterline HT: Rhabdomyosarcoma: A clinicopathological study and classification of 39 cases . Cancer 2:181-199, 1958.Crossref 7. Stobbe GD, Dargeon HW: Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the head and neck in children and adolescents . Cancer 3:826-836, 1950.Crossref 8. Calhoun SP Jr, Reese JB: Rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit . Arch Ophthal 27:558-578, 1942.Crossref 9. Porterfield JF, Zimmerman LE: Rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit: A Clinico-pathologic study of 55 cases . Virchow Arch (Path Anat) 335:329-334, 1962.Crossref 10. Hogan MJ, Zimmerman LE: Ophthalmic Pathology , ed 2. Philadelphia, WB Saunders Co, 1964, pp 747-752. 11. Zimmerman LE: New concepts regarding certain orbital and lacrimal gland tumors , in Boniuk M: Ocular and Adnexal Tumors . St. Louis, CV Mosby Co, 1964, pp 395-402. 12. Kroll AJ: Fine structural classification of orbital rhabdomyosarcoma . Invest Ophthal 6:531-535, 1967. 13. Kroll AJ, Kuwabara T, Howard GM: Electron microscopy of rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit . Invest Ophthal 2:523-527, 1963. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Eyelid: Diagnosis by Electron Microscopy

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1972 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0003-9950
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1538-3687
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10.1001/archopht.1972.01000020648007
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Abstract

Abstract Two cases of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma presented as lid lesions thought initially to be of vascular origin. Both were positively diagnosed only by electron microscopy. They represent the first cases of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit or adnexal structures so diagnosed. Length of survival in case 1 is also unusual. References 1. Reese AB: Tumors of the Eye , ed 2. New York, Paul B Hoeber, 1963, p 441. 2. Pinkel D, Pickren J: Rhabdomyosarcoma in children . JAMA 175:293-298, 1961.Crossref 3. Ashton N, Morgan G: Embryonal sarcoma and embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit . J Clin Path 18:699-714, 1965.Crossref 4. Jones IS, Reese AB, Krout J: Orbital rhabdomyosarcoma: An analysis of sixty-two cases . Trans Amer Ophthal Soc 63:224-232, 1965. 5. Frayer WC, Enterline HT: Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit in children and young adults . Arch Ophthal 62:203-207, 1959.Crossref 6. Horn RC Jr, Enterline HT: Rhabdomyosarcoma: A clinicopathological study and classification of 39 cases . Cancer 2:181-199, 1958.Crossref 7. Stobbe GD, Dargeon HW: Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the head and neck in children and adolescents . Cancer 3:826-836, 1950.Crossref 8. Calhoun SP Jr, Reese JB: Rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit . Arch Ophthal 27:558-578, 1942.Crossref 9. Porterfield JF, Zimmerman LE: Rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit: A Clinico-pathologic study of 55 cases . Virchow Arch (Path Anat) 335:329-334, 1962.Crossref 10. Hogan MJ, Zimmerman LE: Ophthalmic Pathology , ed 2. Philadelphia, WB Saunders Co, 1964, pp 747-752. 11. Zimmerman LE: New concepts regarding certain orbital and lacrimal gland tumors , in Boniuk M: Ocular and Adnexal Tumors . St. Louis, CV Mosby Co, 1964, pp 395-402. 12. Kroll AJ: Fine structural classification of orbital rhabdomyosarcoma . Invest Ophthal 6:531-535, 1967. 13. Kroll AJ, Kuwabara T, Howard GM: Electron microscopy of rhabdomyosarcoma of the orbit . Invest Ophthal 2:523-527, 1963.

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1972

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