Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma presenting as subacute intravascular coagulation

A. Eldor, E. Naparstek, J. H. Boss, S. Biran

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A man of 44 yr with rhabdomyosarcoma is described in whom the presenting clinical and laboratory features were those of disseminated intravascular coagulation. The patient's rapid downhill course was primarily expressed by a hemorrhagic tendency. An alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma affecting many organs, including the vascular and cardiac lumina, was found at necropsy and considered the cause of the consumption coagulopathy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)661-665
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Clinical Pathology
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1977
Externally publishedYes


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