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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 9

Botryoid rhabdomyosarcoma of the tarsal conjunctiva in a 9-year-old boy

Departament of Ophthalmology, Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas, Ouro Verde Hospital Complex, Campinas, Brazil

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Bianca Prado Patrus
Av Imperio do Sol Nascente, 581. Postal Code: 13033050, Campinas - SP
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/PAJO.PAJO_1_20

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The objective is to report a rare case about rhabdomyosarconma in PUC Campinas Hospital. This was a retrospective case report. A 9-year-old boy which presented a superior tarsal conjunctival lesion of the left eye which had a rapid growth in days. The patient underwent a biopsy which revealed an embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma stage III. The patient was submitted chemotherapy according to the Intergroup Rhabdomyosarcoma Study IV protocol and radiotherapy. This is a report discussed about this unusual tumor presentation in the city of Campinas, São Paulo state, Brazil.

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