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Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal

"Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A form of RHABDOMYOSARCOMA arising primarily in the head and neck, especially the orbit, of children below the age of 10. The cells are smaller than those of other rhabdomyosarcomas and are of two basic cell types: spindle cells and round cells. This cancer is highly sensitive to chemotherapy and has a high cure rate with multi-modality therapy. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p2188)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 46 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 1999 and 2013 and 2014
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