Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS)?

Updated: Mar 28, 2019
  • Author: Roshni Dasgupta, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Eugene S Kim, MD, FACS, FAAP  more...
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Answer

The differential diagnosis of a painless mass in a child should include benign masses such as lipomas, neurofibroma, or even hematoma. However, the differential diagnosis of any new or persistent mass must include soft-tissue sarcoma.


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