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September 1972

Survival in Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Middle Ear

Author Affiliations

Fort Sam Houston, Tex
From the Department of Pediatrics, Brooke General Hospital, Fort Sam Houston, Tex (Drs. Fish and Canales), and the Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Tex (Dr. Koch).

Am J Dis Child. 1972;124(3):408-409. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1972.02110150106018

Two patients with embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the middle ear were treated with radiation plus combination chemotherapy. One child died after a 20-month symptom-free period, while the other child shows no evidence of disease 42 months after diagnosis.