Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2018 | Month : March | Volume : 12 | Issue : 3 | Page : ED03 - ED05

Mesenchymal Lesion in an Adolescent Girl-A Rare Case Report ED03-ED05

R Manibarathi, R Narmadha, AP Rajesh Nataraj, J Pavithra, Bharathi Vidhya Jayanthi

Dr. R Narmadha,
15, 2nd Cross Street, Mahalakshmi Nagar, Adambakam, Chennai-600088, Tamil Nadu, India.

Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) comprises 3% of all childhood malignancy. Commonly it involves head and neck, extremity and genitourinary systems. Pure primary RMS of breast is a rare malignacy. Here, we present a case of adolescent girl presented with breast lump which was initially treated as benign lesion with excision. Again she presented with recurrent mass which was operated and microscopically showed features of small blue round cell tumour which has lead to many diagnostic confusions both clinically and histopathologically. Immunohistochemistry (IHC) with strong nuclear myogenin positivity in >50% of tumour cells confirms the diagnosis of primary mammary RMS. Postoperative period was uneventful.