Hong Kong Med J 2013;19:458–9 | Number 5, October 2013
DOI: 10.12809/hkmj133714
Anterior mediastinal alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma in an infant: rare site for a common paediatric tumour
WP Chu
Department of Radiology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Laichikok, Hong Kong (currently at the Department of Radiology, Tseung Kwan O Hospital, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong)
Rhabdomyosarcoma is a common paediatric soft tissue tumour. However, the anterior mediastinum is an extremely rare site for its occurrence. This report describes the imaging and histological findings of such a tumour in a 4-month-old boy.
Key words: Mediastinal cyst; Neoplasms; Pediatrics; Rhabdomyosarcoma, alveolar
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