• Abu baker Khan Khyber Medical College, Peshawar
  • Aftab Ahmed Khyber Medical College, Peshawar
  • Ilyas Muhammad Khyber Medical College, Peshawar


Background A 42-year-old man, known case of neurofibromatosis type 1 with café au late spots on trunk and extremities, neurofibromas, axillary freckling, pseudoarthrosis of distal tibia. He presented to the district cancer hospital with complaint of huge mass on lateral chest wall. Incisional biopsy was done and case was diagnosed with pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma. Immune/histochemical staining is positive for desmin. Rhabdomyosarcoma is a malignant soft tissue tumour with rare incidence in general population. There are few cases of pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma in NF 1 patient are reported in literature. This case study reports a rare occurrence of rhabdomyosarcoma in adult neurofibromatosis 1 patient. 

Author Biographies

Abu baker Khan, Khyber Medical College, Peshawar

Ophthalmology, Hayatabad Medical ComplexHouse Officer

Aftab Ahmed, Khyber Medical College, Peshawar

Gyne/obs, Hayatabad Medical ComplexHouse Officer

Ilyas Muhammad, Khyber Medical College, Peshawar

Surgery, Hayatabad Medical ComplexHouse Officer


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