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WHO Classification of Tumours
Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma
Connective, subcutaneous and other soft tissues


A rapidly growing malignant mesenchymal neoplasm. It is characterized by the presence of round cells with myoblastic differentiation and a fibrovascular stroma resembling an alveolar growth pattern. The tumor usually presents in the extremities.