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Lararoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection for Paratesticular Rhabdomyosarcoma in Older Children/Adolescents

Lararoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection for Paratesticular Rhabdomyosarcoma in Older... Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2013) 4(4):341–344 DOI 10.1007/s13193-013-0265-4 CASE REPORT Lararoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection for Paratesticular Rhabdomyosarcoma in Older Children/Adolescents S. M. Abhijith & R. B. Nerli & Dana Weiss & Arun Srinivasan Received: 16 May 2013 /Accepted: 16 August 2013 /Published online: 28 August 2013 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2013 Introduction rhabdomyosarcoma. The excision of the tumor should be performed just as for a testicular malignancy. The metastatic Testicular tumors are far more common in adults than in evaluation for paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma includes a children. For this reason, management of pediatric testis tu- CT (Computed tomography) of the chest, abdomen, and pel- mors has been based on experience in adults. However, there vis. A majority of patients will have clinical stage 1 disease. are important differences between testis tumors occurring in The most common sites of metastases are the retroperitoneum children and those occurring in adults. These differences and lungs. Patients with retroperitoneal metastases should involve tumor histopathology, malignant potential, and pat- undergo a modified unilateral nerve-sparing RPLND (Retro- tern of metastatic spread [1]. The majority of primary testis peritoneal lymph node dissection). All patients should receive tumors in the Prepubertal Testis Tumor Registry of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

Lararoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection for Paratesticular Rhabdomyosarcoma in Older Children/Adolescents

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Springer Journals
Copyright
2013 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
ISSN
0975-7651
eISSN
0976-6952
DOI
10.1007/s13193-013-0265-4
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Abstract

Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2013) 4(4):341–344 DOI 10.1007/s13193-013-0265-4 CASE REPORT Lararoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection for Paratesticular Rhabdomyosarcoma in Older Children/Adolescents S. M. Abhijith & R. B. Nerli & Dana Weiss & Arun Srinivasan Received: 16 May 2013 /Accepted: 16 August 2013 /Published online: 28 August 2013 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2013 Introduction rhabdomyosarcoma. The excision of the tumor should be performed just as for a testicular malignancy. The metastatic Testicular tumors are far more common in adults than in evaluation for paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma includes a children. For this reason, management of pediatric testis tu- CT (Computed tomography) of the chest, abdomen, and pel- mors has been based on experience in adults. However, there vis. A majority of patients will have clinical stage 1 disease. are important differences between testis tumors occurring in The most common sites of metastases are the retroperitoneum children and those occurring in adults. These differences and lungs. Patients with retroperitoneal metastases should involve tumor histopathology, malignant potential, and pat- undergo a modified unilateral nerve-sparing RPLND (Retro- tern of metastatic spread [1]. The majority of primary testis peritoneal lymph node dissection). All patients should receive tumors in the Prepubertal Testis Tumor Registry of

Journal

Indian Journal of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 1, 2013

Keywords: surgical oncology; oncology; surgery

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