Head and Neck Pathology

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 269–272 | Cite as

Malignant Rhabdoid Tumor of the Floor of Mouth: First Reported Case in the Oral Cavity of an Adult

  • Stephanie L. WetzelEmail author
  • Stanley Kerpel
  • Renee F. Reich
  • Paul D. Freedman
Case Report


Malignant rhabdoid tumors (MRTs) are exceedingly rare lesions. To our knowledge, only 2 cases have been reported in the oral cavity, with both examples occurring in infants. The current case is the third reported case of MRT of the oral cavity and the first reported case to occur in an adult at this location. The following report describes the clinical, histologic and immunohistochemical features of this tumor.


Malignant rhabdoid tumor INI1 Floor of mouth 



The authors thank these clinicians who kindly provided case material and clinical follow up when available: Dr. Dennis Kraus MD, FACS (New York, NY) and Dr. Deborah F. Rosin MD (Edison, NJ).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephanie L. Wetzel
    • 1
    Email author
  • Stanley Kerpel
    • 1
  • Renee F. Reich
    • 1
  • Paul D. Freedman
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Oral PathologyNew York Hospital of QueensNew YorkUSA

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