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Authors: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 17 October 2016, last major update April 2012

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Cite this page: Ectomesenchymoma. website. Accessed December 17th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Ectomesenchymoma is rare, fast-growing tumor of the nervous system or soft tissue that occurs mainly in children (Wikipedia)
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Either ectodermal derivatives (neuroblasts and ganglion cells) or mesenchymal components mostly represented by plump, elongated cells in interlacing bundles often showing rhabdomyoblastic differentiation, including strap-like and racket-shaped cells