Clinical Reviews and Opinions

  • Abbreviation: Clin. Rev. Opinions
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2553
  • DOI: 10.5897/CRO
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 40

Review

Desmoid tumours: The aggressive fibromatosis

Arcot Rekha
  • Arcot Rekha
  • Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Ramachandra Medical University, Porur, Chennai 600116, India.
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  •  Accepted: 02 May 2013
  •  Published: 31 May 2013

Abstract

Desmoid tumours are benign tumours that have a tendency to be locally invasive. We present a desmoid tumour of the lower abdominal wall in a 30 year old female patient, discussed the treatment options and reviewed literature of this uncommon lesion.

 

Key words: Desmoid, abdominal wall, benign tumour.