• Published
    08-04-2024
  • Issue
    Vol: 28 Issue: 01, 2024
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EMBRYONAL RHABDOMYOSARCOMA ARISING FROM NASOPHARYNX : A RARE CASE REPORT

  • Dr Ashfaque Ansari1, Dr Chintu Susan Pallicken2, Dr Ch. Sri Meher Keerthana3, Dr Pranjali Naik4

Keywords: Nasopharyngeal rhabdomyosarcoma , embryonal , parameningeal , pediatric oncology , rare malignancy.

ABSTRACT:-
Background - Nasopharyngeal cancer is realtively rare world wide especially in the Indian subcontinent .Among Nasopharyngeal malignancies ,nasopharyngeal Rhabdomyosarcoma is an uncommon soft tissue sarcoma , particularly prevalent in children. Rhabdomyosarcoma is a highly invasive tumor originating from mesenchymal tissue ,mainly affecting pediatric populations. Case presentation - We report a case of Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma in a 8 yr old female presenting with chief complaints of nasal obstruction and snoring since last 15 days which was sudden in onset and progressive in nature. Conclusion - This case underscores the importance of considering rare malignancies like embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma in the differential diagnosis of nasopharyngeal tumors, especially in pediatric patients . further research and reporting of such cases are essential for better understanding and management of this rare condition.