Congenitally absent thoracic pedicle in a child with rhabdomyosarcoma

R. A. Kaufman*, A. K. Poznanski, P. N. Hensinger

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A case of congenital absence of a thoracic pedicle is reported in a 9 year old boy with embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the eyelid. In this clinical setting a surgical exploration was necessary in order to differentiate a developmental anomaly from an acquired metastatic deposit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-174
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric radiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 1980


  • Absent thoracic pedicle
  • Lytic metastases
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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