Spindle cell rhabdomyosarcoma is a subtype of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma.
There may be increased male predilection. May present at any age
Histologically this tumor can resemble a leiomyosarcoma. It is composed mainly of fascicular, relatively monomorphic spindle-shaped cells that show unequivocal immunohistochemical and ultrastructural evidence of myogenic differentiation.
There is predilection for the paratesticular region and the head and neck.
Treatment and prognosis
Compared to other rhabdomyosarcomas, it has a good prognosis 1.
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