Document Type: Case Reports
Dept. of Pathology, Manipal University, Manipal, India
Dept. of Paediatrics, Manipal University, Manipal, India
Congenital or neonatal rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare entity, usually presenting as masses in the head and neck region as well as genitourinary tract. The embryonal variant is the most common type occurring in infancy. This is a case of congenital rhabdomyosarcoma with a huge forearm mass, with metastatic discrete nodules in the soft tissues of the neck and scapular region, resembling a ‘blueberry muffin baby’.
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