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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 69, No. 3, 2007, pp. 105-107
Bioline Code: is07033
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 69, No. 3, 2007, pp. 105-107

 en Case Report - Giant desmoid tumor in the posterior abdominal wall/retroperitoneum
Tauro, Leo Francis; Aithala, Sathyamoorthy P; Hegde, Rathnakar B; Ravikrishnan, J & Singla, Munish M

Abstract

Desmoid tumor is a rare soft tissue neoplasm arising from musculo-aponeurotic tissues constituting 0.03% of all neoplasms with a high rate of local recurrence after surgery. Radiotherapy may be used to prevent local recurrence. We report a giant desmoid tumour arising from the posterior abdominal wall / retroperitoneum

Keywords
Aggressive fibromatoses, desmoid tumor, radiotherapy, surgery

 
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