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Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma in a 6-month-old boy
  1. Andrea Bassi1,2,
  2. Barbara Zamma Gallarati3,
  3. Iacopo Sardi4,
  4. Milena Guidi4,
  5. Chiara Caporalini5,
  6. Paola Pelosi1,2,
  7. Maurizio de Martino1,2
  1. 1Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
  2. 2Department of Pediatric Medicine, Anna Meyer Children's University Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
  3. 3Division of Ophthalmology, Anna Meyer Children's University Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
  4. 4Neuro-Oncology Unit, Department of Pediatric Oncology, Meyer Children's University Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
  5. 5Department of Pathological Anatomy, Anna Meyer Children's University Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Dr Andrea Bassi, Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children’s University Hospital, Florence 24-50129, Italy; bassi76{at}interfree.it

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A 6-month-old boy was referred to our hospital because of the presence of a small lesion on the inner canthus of the right eye, which rapidly increased in size. It appeared shortly after birth and was initially diagnosed as infantile haemangioma and followed up without intervention. Clinical examination revealed a <1 cm nodule with an erythematous bluish colour surface and hard consistency, fixed to the …

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