Rhabdomyosarcoma

Physiology

  • Hematogenous dissemination to lungs (occasionally direct extension)

Diagnosis

  • CXR/Chest CT Pattern: 3 mm-6 cm (of various size) round, sharply-defined nodules with lower-lobe predilection
    • Usually absent hilar/mediastinal nodes

Clinical Presentations

  • Upper Airway Obstruction (see [[Obstructive Lung Disease]]): when primary tumor occurs in upper airway
  • Metastases to Lungs
    • Lung Nodules (see [[Lung Nodule or Mass]]):

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