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View in Spanish: Ectomesenquimoma maligno

Malignant ectomesenchymoma (muh-LIG-nunt 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. Malignant ectomesenchymomas may form in the head and neck, abdomen, perineum, scrotum, or limbs. Also called ectomesenchymoma.



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