Primary cutaneous pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma in the periocular region
Huw Oliphant BSc MBBCh Mark Taylor FRCPath Saul Rajak PhD FRCOphthRead More
Cutaneous pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma (PRMS) is a rare malignant mesenchymal tumour which can affect all age ranges, though subcutaneous forms of this disease are uncommonly described. We present a case of a 77‐year‐old lady with a rapidly growing periocular lesion subsequently demonstrated on histopathological and immunohistochemical examination to be a PRMS. No orbital involvement was demonstrated and no distant metastases were evident. PRMSs represent highly aggressive and infiltrative tumours and must be recognized in a timely fashion to allow safe and adequate treatment. Alongside traditional histopathological examination, immunohistochemistry is invaluable in the diagnosis of this condition…..