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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 95-97

Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the cervix


1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Medical Centre, Azare, Nigeria
3 Department of Histopathology, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria

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A N Ocheke
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.79066

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Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma (sarcoma botyroides) of the cervix, which is rare, is described in a 16-year-old. The combined use of chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery has markedly improved survival in those with this condition. However, our patient did not benefit from this treatment modality due to late presentation and loss to follow-up.


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