Malignant Rhabdoid Tumor Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Sep 27, 2021
  • Author: James I Geller, MD, FAAP; Chief Editor: Max J Coppes, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

For malignant rhabdoid tumor (MRT) of the kidney, the following should be considered in the differential diagnosis:

  • Wilms tumor

  • Congenital mesoblastic nephroma

  • Renal cell carcinoma

  • Clear cell sarcoma of the kidney

  • Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the kidney

  • Renal medullary carcinoma

For extrarenal MRT, the following should be considered in the differential diagnosis:

  • Rhabdomyosarcoma

  • Nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas

  • Hepatoblastoma/small cell undifferentiated tumor

Differential Diagnoses