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atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor

Posted by evita

there is a child that  has atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor and she has already operation ,but the doctor coyld not put out all of the tumor because is in a very dificult position in her head...she is 3 years and 10  months old ..has the opportunity to live???
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Survival is possible with this type of tumor. But it does depend on whether or not the the tumor is sufficiently removed. By that I don't mean whether or not the surgeon did a good job, but rather whether or not the limitations set by the anatomical location of the tumor itself make adequate removal possible.
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