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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 50-54

Malignant rhabdoid tumour of the liver in a seven-month-old female infant: A case report and literature review


Department of Pathology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, USA

Correspondence Address:
Matthew G Martelli
Department of Pathology, University of Florida College of Medicine, 1600 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32610
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.109399

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Malignant rhabdoid tumours in children are rare and aggressive neoplasms that occur most commonly in the kidney. Extra-renal malignant rhabdoid tumours are even rarer and have been reported in the central nervous system (atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumour) and other sites including the liver. To date fewer than 40 cases have been reported in the literature. Here we present a case of a 7-month-old female infant with a primary malignant rhabdoid tumour of the liver and review this entity as it compares to other cases reported in the literature.


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