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Definition of Sarcoma botryoides

Sarcoma botryoides: A malignancy of the cervix, vagina, or bladder in infants and young children that arises from embryonal rhabdomyoblasts (ancestral muscle cells). The tumor resembles a bunch of grapes. It has a generally good prognosis with conservative surgery followed by chemotherapy. Also known as embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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