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Epididymis rhabdomyoma: A case report and literature review

Yang Han1, Xue-shan Qiu1, Qing-chang Li1, Yu-chen Han1, Xu-yong Lin1, Qing-fu Zhang1, Jian Wang1, En-hua Wang1* and Ze-liang Li2

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Pathology, College of Basic Medical Sciences and First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China

2 Department of Urology, First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China

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Diagnostic Pathology 2012, 7:47  doi:10.1186/1746-1596-7-47

Published: 20 April 2012

Abstract

Genital rhabdomyoma is very rare tumor that usually occurs in the vulvar of young women. Epididymis rhabdomyoma in a young man is extremely uncommon and has rarely been reported. Here, we report a case of epididymis rhabdomyoma of a 17-year-old man and review the literatures.

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Keywords:
Rhabdomyoma; Epididymis; Epididymis rhabdomyoma immunohistochemistry