Case Report

Rhabdomyosarcoma in an adult with HIV




Rhabdomyosarcomas are a rare group of soft tissue neoplasms of mesenchymal origin. RMS is common among childhood cancers, but it is among the rarest of adult tumors. They account for about 5% of all childhood cancers.1 Soft-tissue sarcomas account for less than 1% of adult malignancies, and RMS account for only 3% of those sarcomas.2 Here, we report a case of RMS in the neck, which led to dysphagia due to external compression of the esophagus.


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