2 TENNIS RACKET CELLS

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Q. TENNIS RACKET CELLS are seen in

a. sarcoma botryoides
b. vaginal adenocarcinoma
c.leiomyoma uterus
d.seminoma


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Ans: A. sarcoma botryoides = Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma.
• An uncommon, highly malignant vaginal tumor consisting of embryonal rhabdomyoblasts in infants & children.

• The tumor cells are small, have oval nuclei, & have small protrusions of cytoplasm from one end (tennis-racket cells)

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  1. Tennis racket cells are also seen in Langerhan's cell histocytosis.

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    1. Tennis racket cells are seen in sarcoma botryoides.
      Tennis racket appearance of cell is seen in lch..!! Actually those are birbeck granules giving the appearance of tennis recket on electron microscopy.

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