A case of rhabdomyosarcoma following a metal surgical implant

Giovanna M. Gatti, Giovanni B. Ivaldi, Eric Lartigau, Hugo Marsiglia, Roberto Orecchia

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Patient. We report a 51-year-old male presenting with Grade III rhabdomyosarcoma. Discussion. A case of rhabdomyosarcoma which developed in proximity to a metal surgical implant is described. Few cases have been reported in the world in humans. The therapeutic approach to the disease is presented, together with a brief review of literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)145-147
Number of pages3
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1999


  • Metal surgical implant
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology


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