Biliary Tract Rhabdomyosarcoma: A Challenging Diagnosis
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Comments: The Discussion puts forth the relation of obstructive jaundice in pediatric patients with biliary rhabdomyosarcoma and cholangiocarcinoma. Further, the authors describe the importance of imaging techniques when investigating biliary tract RMS and differential diagnosis, providing relevant literature. The Discussion also highlights the disease management of the reported patient with biliary tract rhabdomyosarcoma. The Conclusion suggests that since biliary tract rhabdomyosarcoma (BT RMS) is a rare entity, it must be included in the differential diagnosis of any child presenting obstructive jaundice.
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Comments: The Case Report presents a case of a 7-year-old male with biliary tract rhabdomyosarcoma. The Case illustrates the clinical presentation of the disease. Further, the report discusses the challenging diagnostic procedure of biliary tract rhabdomyosarcoma and the treatment processes. The Case Report has mainly highlighted the diagnosis and justified the inclusion of the biliary Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) in the differential diagnoses of a child with obstructive jaundice.
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Corresponding AuthorFernanda de Oliveira Mota
Pediatric Oncology, Grupo de Apoio ao Adolescente e à Criança com Câncer (IOP/GRAACC), Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP). São Paulo, Brazil
Article TypeCase Report and Review of the Literature
Publication historyReceived: Fri 18, Mar 2022
Accepted: Tue 05, Apr 2022
Published: Thu 21, Apr 2022
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