An infrequent case of adult nasopharynx rhabdomyosarcoma with bony involvement: a case report

Authors

  • Tabe Rasool Department of Medicine, Dow University of Health Sciences, Ojha Campus, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Salma Salman Department of Medicine, Dow University of Health Sciences, Ojha Campus, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Faiza Ghuman Department of Medicine, Dow University of Health Sciences, Ojha Campus, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Afshan Siddiqui Department of Medicine, Dow University of Health Sciences, Ojha Campus, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Salman Niaz Ahmed Department of Medicine, Dow University of Health Sciences, Ojha Campus, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Maria Akhtar Department of Medicine, Dow University of Health Sciences, Ojha Campus, Karachi, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.984

Abstract

Rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare and highly aggressive malignancy arising from the striated skeletal muscle fibre. It is commonly a childhood tumour and rarely seen in adults. The most predominant part commonly involved is head and neck. We are reporting a rare case of a 54 year old adult male with Rhabdomyosarcoma of nasopharynx with a non specific presentation of weight loss for past four months, fever, a perianal abscess and backache since 10 days.

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Published

2022-02-03

How to Cite

Tabe Rasool, Salma Salman, Faiza Ghuman, Afshan Siddiqui, Salman Niaz Ahmed, & Maria Akhtar. (2022). An infrequent case of adult nasopharynx rhabdomyosarcoma with bony involvement: a case report. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 72(3). https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.984

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Case Report