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View in Spanish: Ectomesenquimoma

Ectomesenchymoma (EK-toh-meh-ZEN-keh-MOH-muh)
A rare, fast-growing tumor of the nervous system or soft tissue that occurs in children and young adults. Ectomesenchymomas may form in the head and neck, abdomen, perineum, scrotum, or limbs. Also called malignant ectomesenchymoma.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.