Rhabdomyosarcoma associated with familial adenomatous polyposis
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We report a case of a 16 year old girl with orbital rhabdomyosarcoma who during chemotherapy developed bloody diarrhoea. On investigation she was found to have multiple colonic polyps. Cytogenetic analysis has shown a pattern typical of familial adenomatous polyposis. We present a review of the literature concerning the associations of familial adenomatous polyposis. The association of familial adenomatous polyposis with rhabdomyosarcoma has not been previously reported.
KeywordsPublic Health Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Cytogenetic Analysis Rhabdomyosarcoma Colonic Polyp
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