Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the ampulla of Vater in early childhood: report of a case and review of literature

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  • M Thamara P R Perera
  • Patrick J McKiernan
  • Marie-Anne Brundler
  • David A Hobin
  • David A Mayer
  • And 2 others
  • Darius F Mirza
  • Khalid Sharif

Colleges, School and Institutes


Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the ampullary region is a very rare childhood tumor (2 reported cases), and herein we describe a child presenting with obstructive jaundice at early age owing to such tumor in the ampullary region. Successful management with multidisciplinary approach is discussed with reference to the literature.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e9-e11
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2009


  • Ampulla of Vater, Common Bile Duct Neoplasms, Female, Humans, Infant, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal