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new2c Mar 2014

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Desmoid tumors do not prevent proctectomy following abdominal colectomy and ileorectal anastomosis in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. Elective proctocolectomy has been recommended for patients at high risk of desmoids based on the possibility that cancer in a retained rectum may be unresectable because of desmoid disease. There are no data to support the reality of this concern. Carol Burke,James M Church,Lisa Laguardia,Margaret O'Malley,Matthew F Kalady,Satish K Warrier,Xhileta Xhaja 1Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 2Sanford R Weiss, MD, Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 3Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio. FAP

new2c Feb 2014

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Risk of desmoid tumours after open and laparoscopic colectomy in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of prophylactic laparoscopic colectomy on the risk of developing DT in patients with FAP. Patients with classical FAP with defined genotype who underwent either open or laparoscopic colectomy between 1947 and 2011 were included in the study. Laparoscopic surgery decreased the risk of DT after prophylactic colectomy in patients with FAP. D A Kleiman,E M Civelli,G Ballardini,K P Morrissey,L Bertario,M Vitellaro,P Radice,P Sala,S Fortuzzi,S Signoroni Colorectal Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Milan, Italy; Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA. FAP

new2c Feb 2014

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Aggressive fibromatosis: is PET-CT useful in lesion characterization? We present a case of a 64-year-old man with a hard painless lump in his left calf. The solid and partially hypervascular appearance on ultrasound, the infiltrative appearance, lesion heterogeneity and heterogeneous enhancement pattern on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) were suspicious for a soft tissue sarcoma. Moreover, PET-CT demonstrated FDG-avidity. Despite these aggressive imaging features, histopathology revealed a benign but locally aggressive desmoid tumour. The radiologist should be aware that PET-CT is not always helpful as an additional tool for differentiation between malignant and benign soft tissue lesions. Intralesional bandlike areas of low signal intensity on all pulse MR sequences and intimate relationship with the muscle fascia are more useful clues to the diagnosis of this soft tissue lesion. F M Vanhoenacker,N S Chew Department of Radiology, AZ Sint-Maarten, Duffel-Mechelen, Belgium.,Department of Radiology, Bradford Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom. Case study

new2c Feb 2014

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Age-based treatment of aggressive fibromatosis in the head and neck region. To review our experience regarding the difference in management and treatment outcomes of aggressive fibromatosis of the head and neck region in children and adults, emphasizing, in particular, the role of conservative surgery in comprehensive treatment strategies. Delin Lei,Guicai Liu,Mingchao Ding,Shufang Ma,Ujjwal Koirala,Weiqi Wang,Xiaoguang Hu Associate Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Fourth Military Medical University School of Stomatology, Xi'an, China.,Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Fourth Military Medical University School of Stomatology, Xi'an, China. Electronic address: huxiaoguang@fmmu.edu.cn.,Professor, Head of Department, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Fourth Military Medical University School of Stomatology, Xi'an, China.,Resident, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Jiamusi University School of Stomatology, Jiamusi, China.,Senior Resident, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Fourth Military Medical University School of Stomatology, Xi'an, China.,Senior Resident, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Fourth Military Medical University School of Stomatology, Xi-an, China. Case study

new2c Feb 2014

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Aggressive fibromatosis. Aggressive (deep or desmoid-type) fibromatoses are locally infiltrative collagen-forming tumours with potential for recurrence but not metastasis. They exert their clinical effects primarily in relation to location and have variable biological behaviour. In sporadic cases there are somatic mutations in the β-catenin (CTNNB1) gene on 3p21, resulting in immunohistochemically demonstrable overexpression in nuclei. Fibromatosis in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) harbours inactivating germline mutations in the desmoid region of the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene on 5q21-q22. The primary management is surgical, though some desmoids cease to grow and can be watched. Cyril Fisher,Khin Thway Royal Marsden Hospital, London, United Kingdom. FAP; review

new2c Jan 2014

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Desmoid tumor-associated pain is dependent on mast cell expression of cyclooxygenase-2. This study aimed to investigate the expression profile of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) in desmoid tumor specimens and to evaluate the correlation of intratumoral COX-2 expression with pain status. Our results indicated that COX-2 secretion from mast cells modulates desmoid tumor-associated pain. In addition, mast cells may at least in part contribute to the pathogenesis of desmoid tumors. Hiroko Asanuma,Makoto Emori,Mitsunori Kaya,Tomoko Mitsuhashi,Toshihiko Yamashita Case study

new2c Jan 2014

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A prospective multicenter phase II study of sunitinib in patients with advanced aggressive fibromatosis. Several studies have reported that imatinib may induce tumor responses and prolonged disease stabilization in aggressive fibromatosis (AF). This effect may relate to the PDGFR-β pathway and KIT mutations. The aim of this prospective multicenter uncontrolled study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of sunitinib in patients with advanced AF. Most of the primary sites were intra-abdominal (12, 63.2 %), and AF associated with familial adenomatous polyposis in ten patients (52.6 %). Grade 3 or 4 adverse events of sunitinib that occurred in >5 % of patients were neutropenia (33.3 %), diarrhea (5.3 %), and hand-foot syndrome (5.3 %). In 3 of 12 patients with mesenteric AF, mesenteric mass bleeding (n = 1), bowel perforation (n = 1), and bowel fistula (n = 1) with tumor mass necrosis were observed early during sunitinib treatment. Therefore, sunitinib showed potential antitumor activity and may be useful for the management of non-mesenteric AF. Jae-Cheol Jo,Jae-Lyun Lee,Jeeyun Lee,Jin-Sook Ryu,Jong-Seok Lee,Kyu-Pyo Kim,Sun Young Kim,Tae Won Kim,Yong Sang Hong,Young Suk Park Department of Oncology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 88, Olympic-ro 43-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul, 138-736, Korea. FAP

new2c Jan 2014

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Percutaneous Image-Guided Cryoablation in Inoperable Extra-abdominal Desmoid Tumors: A Study of Tolerability and Efficacy. Despite high rates of partial ablation, percutaneous image-guided cryoablation appears to be safe and effective for local control for patients with inoperable extra-abdominal desmoid tumors. A Gangi,A Italiano,E Stoeckle,F Cornelis,M Havez,M Kind,N Lippa,O Hauger,S Al-Ammari Department of Radiology, Hôpital Pellegrin, CHU de Bordeaux, Place Amélie Raba Léon, 33076, Bordeaux, France. case report

new2c Jan 2014

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Nuclear expression of β-catenin predicts the efficacy of meloxicam treatment for patients with sporadic desmoid tumors. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of β-catenin nuclear positivity as a prognostic factor in patients with desmoid tumors (DTs) treated with meloxicam, a cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) selective inhibitor. Between 2003 and 2012, consecutive 31 patients with extraabdominal, sporadic DTs were prospectively treated with meloxicam as a systemic medical therapy. The nuclear expression of β-catenin can predict the efficacy of meloxicam treatment for patients with sporadic Dts. Eiji Kozawa,Hiroshi Urakawa,Kunihiro Ikuta,Naohisa Futamura,Naoki Ishiguro,Shigeo Nakamura,Shunsuke Hamada,Yoshie Shimoyama,Yoshihiro Nishida Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School and School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai, Showa, Nagoya, Aichi, 466-8550, Japan. case report

new2c Dec 2013

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Pancreatic solid cystic desmoid tumor: case report and literature review. This paper describes a case of a sporadic cystic DT of the pancreas managed successfully with central pancreatectomy, with no signs of recurrence 40 mo after surgery. Bin Xu,Erik Matro,Jia-Guo Wu,Jun-Jun Ni,Ling-Hua Zhu,Xian-Fa Wang Bin Xu, Ling-Hua Zhu, Xian-Fa Wang, Erik Matro, Jun-Jun Ni, Department of General Surgery, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou 310016, Zhejiang Province, China. case report

new2c Dec 2013

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Sporadic desmoid-type fibromatosis: a stepwise approach to a non-metastasising neoplasm--a position paper from the Italian and the French Sarcoma Group. Desmoid-type fibromatosis (DF) is a rare locally aggressive monoclonal proliferation of myofibroblasts lacking metastatic capacity. It may be observed in nearly every part of the body. Considering the unpredictable behavior and the heterogeneity of this disease, we propose a treatment algorithm approved by the French and the Italian Sarcoma Group, based on a front-line wait and see approach and subsequent therapy in the case of progression. A Gronchi,A Le Cesne,A Marrari,A P Dei Tos,C Colombo,C Le Péchoux,C Mussi,E Stoeckle,F Duffaud,F Gherlinzoni,F Gouin,G Grignani,J Y Blay,M Fiore,N Penel,P G Casali,P Meeus,S Bonvalot Department of Surgery, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy. review

new2c Dec 2013

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Multivisceral transplantation for the treatment of intra-abdominal tumors. Although large intra-abdominal desmoid tumors, well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors, and gastrointestinal stromal tumors are slow growing, they tend to invade locally, especially to the mesenteric root and/or celiac axis and other abdominal viscera. Complete resection followed by multivisceral transplantation could be a therapeutic option for these advanced tumors. A Bahreini,A Shamsaeefar,K Kazemi,M Aliakbarian,S A Malekhosseini,S Nikeghbalian Department of Surgery, Namazi Hospital, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. case report

new2c Dec 2013

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Rare case of desmoid-type fibromatosis of the mandibular region in a child: diagnosis and surgical management. A case is reported of a 8-year- old girl with desmoid fibroma in the mandible who presented at the Department of Pediatric Dentistry with a swelling measuring 4x4 cm on the lower edge of the right mandible which had appeared a few months earlier and slowly developed. D Burlini,E Bardellini,F Amadori,G Conti AO Spedali Civili Brescia, Dep. Pediatric Maxillo Facial Surgery, Brescia, Italy. case report

new2c Dec 2013

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[Sarcomas, example of a pathologist network organization]. Sarcomas are rare and heterogeneous with many subtypes explaining the high level of diagnostic difficulty with frequent important therapeutic consequences. In 2009, a national network of pathologists has been set up with the main objective to perform a systematic histological review of every new sarcoma, gastro-intestinal stromal tumor (GIST) and desmoid tumor. We describe the network organization and report the results of the first two years of activity. Agnes Neuville,Jean-Michel Coindre Université Victor-Ségalen, institut Bergonié, département de pathologie, laboratoire d'anatomie pathologie et Inserm U916, 229, cours de l'Argonne, 33076 Bordeaux Cédex, France. systematic histological review

new2c Nov 2013

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Expression of FAP, ADAM12, WISP1, and SOX11 is heterogeneous in aggressive fibromatosis and spatially relates to the histologic features of tumor activity. Aggressive fibromatosis (AF) represents a group of tumors with a variable and unpredictable clinical course, characterized by a monoclonal proliferation of myofibroblastic cells. Identification and validation of genes whose expression patterns are associated with AF may elucidate biological mechanisms in AF, and aid treatment selection. This study was designed to examine the protein expression by immunohistochemistry (IHC) of four genes, ADAM12, FAP, SOX11, and WISP1, that were found in an earlier study to be uniquely overexpressed in AF compared with normal tissues. Amy P N Skubitz,Benjamin S Misemer,Christopher L Corless,Edward Y Cheng,J Carlos Manivel,Jonathan C Henriksen,Joseph S Koopmeiners,Keith M Skubitz,Stephen C Schmechel Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota. FAP; case report

new2c Nov 2013

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Pazopanib is an active treatment in desmoid tumour/aggressive fibromatosis. We report the outcome of two patients affected by progressive DT/AF treated with the angiogenesis inhibitor pazopanib in two different institutions. Both patients achieved dramatic improvement in their symptoms and radiological signs of response. The clinical benefit lasted for more than 1 year and it is still ongoing. Charlotte Benson,Christina Messiou,Heather McCarty,Ian Judson,Juan Martin-Liberal,Khin Thway The Royal Marsden Hospital, Sarcoma Unit, Fulham Road, SW3 6JJ London, UK. juan.martin@rmh.nhs.uk. case report

new2c Nov 2013

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Stromal signatures in endometrioid endometrial carcinomas. The pattern of myometrial invasion in endometrioid endometrial carcinomas varies considerably; ie, from widely scattered glands and cell nests, often associated with a fibromyxoid stromal reaction (desmoplasia) and/or a lymphocytic infiltrate, to invasive glands with little or no stromal response. Recently, two distinct stromal signatures derived from a macrophage response (colony-stimulating factor 1, CSF1) and a fibroblastic response (desmoid-type fibromatosis, DTF) were identified in breast carcinomas and correlated with clinicopathologic features including outcome. In this study, we explored whether these stromal signatures also apply to endometrioid carcinomas and how their expression patterns correlated with morphologic changes. Ana Mozos,Cristina Bértolo,Emanuela D Angelo,Gian Franco Zannoni,Iñigo Espinosa,Irene Ferrer,Jaime Prat,Lluis Catasus,Matt van de Rijn,Nuria Pedrola,Robert B West,Xavier Matias-Guiu Department of Pathology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Institute of Biomedical Research (IIB Sant Pau), Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. case report

new2c Nov 2013

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Uncommon perineal tumours: caution with aggressive surgical management. An asymptomatic 66-year-old woman showed a large perineal mass extending close to pelvic organs on MRI. CT-guided needle biopsies revealed a desmoid tumour (DT). The patient refused radical surgery. Four years later, the tumour had marginally increased in size and was still asymptomatic. Elisabeth Cassagnau,Emilie Duchalais,Guillaume Meurette,Nicolas Regenet Department of Digestive and Endocrine Surgery, University Hospital of Nantes, Nantes, France. case report

new2c Nov 2013

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Aggressive fibromatosis of the head and neck in the pediatric population. Aggressive fibromatosis, previously referred to as desmoid tumor, is a rare tumor. It is classified as benign, however, has a high potential for local invasion and recurrence. It is most commonly found in the abdomen, with an origin in the head and neck accounting for less than a quarter of the total cases. Anita Jeyakumar,Hugo StHilaire,Sarah Peña,Todd Brickman Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Louisiana State University-Health Science Center, 533 Bolivar Street Suite 566, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA.,Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Louisiana State University-Health Science Center, 533 Bolivar Street Suite 566, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA. Electronic address: ajeyak@lsuhsc.edu.,Department of Plastic Surgery, Louisiana State University-Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA. review

new2c Nov 2013

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Desmoid-type fibromatosis of the head and neck region in the paediatric population: a clinicopathological and genetic study of seven cases. Desmoid-type fibromatosis (desmoid) is a locally aggressive (myo)fibroblastic lesion. It represents one of the more common fibrous tumours in children and adolescents. The head and neck region is more often involved than in adults. Our study provides evidence of genetic similarities in desmoid and desmoplastic fibroma. Additionally, we expanded the spectrum of mutations in CTNNB1 with one novel desmoid mutation. Bastiaan B J Tops,Paul J van Diest,Pieter J Slootweg,Uta Flucke Department of Pathology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. case report

new2c Nov 2013

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[A case of familial adenomatous polyposis presenting with thyroid cancer]. We report a case of familial adenomatous polyposis( FAP) presenting with thyroid cancer. A 24-year-old woman, on histological examination, was diagnosed as having the cribriform-morular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma, which is known to be associated with FAP. After total thyroidectomy, total proctocolectomy and excision of the tumor arising from the mesentery of the small intestines were performed. The histological diagnosis was FAP with a desmoid tumor arising from the mesentery. Eiji Noda,Hiroaki Tanaka,Hiroshi Ohtani,Hisashi Nagahara,Kazuya Muguruma,Kenjiro Kimura,Kiyoshi Maeda,Kosei Hirakawa,Mamiko Takii,Masaichi Ohira,Masatsune Shibutani,Naoshi Kubo,Naoyoshi Onoda,Ryosuke Amano,Takahiro Toyokawa,Takuya Higashiyama Dept. of Surgical Oncology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine. FAP; case report

new2c Oct 2013

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Insulin-like growth factor II messenger RNA-binding protein 3 expression in gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumors. Insulin-like growth factor II messenger RNA-binding protein 3 (IMP3) is a recently identified biomarker demonstrated to be useful in diagnosis and prognostic prediction for several kinds of malignant tumors. In this study, we examined the immunohistochemical expression of IMP3 in gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) (n = 150), malignant melanoma (n = 17), malignant mesothelioma (n = 6), leiomyosarcoma (n = 6), inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) (n = 12), desmoid fibromatosis (n = 8), leiomyoma (n = 20), and schwannoma (n = 20). GIST, desmoid fibromatosis, leiomyoma and schwannoma, were essentially negative for IMP3. Aya Fujita,Hidetaka Yamamoto,Junichi Motoshita,Katsumi Arakaki,Katsuya Morimatsu,Kenichi Kohashi,Minako Hirahashi,Yoko Zaitsu,Yoshinao Oda,Yumi Oshiro Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.,Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan. Electronic address: hidetaka@surgpath.med.kyushu-u.ac.jp.,Department of Pathology, Hamanomachi Hospital, Fukuoka 810-8539, Japan.,Department of Pathology, Matsuyama Red Cross Hospital, Matsuyama 790-8524, Japan. Case study

new2c Oct 2013

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A giant pregnancy-associated intra-abdominal desmoid tumour: not necessarily a contraindication for subsequent pregnancy. Although rarely located in the abdomen, pregnancy-associated desmoid tumours should be included in the differential diagnosis of intra-abdominal tumours detected during or shortly after pregnancy. Based on this case and a few others reported in the literature, subsequent pregnancy does not necessarily seem to be a risk factor for recurrent or new disease. Eelco de Bree,Elpida Giannikaki,Eustathios Dimitriadis,Evangelia G Chryssou,John Melissas Department of Surgical Oncology, Medical School of Crete University Hospital, Heraklion, Greece. debree@edu.uoc.gr. case report

new2c Oct 2013

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Desmoid-Type Fibromatosis and Pregnancy: A Multi-institutional Analysis of Recurrence and Obstetric Risk. Many women who present with desmoid-type fibromatosis (DF) have had a recent pregnancy. A cohort of women with DF and pregnancy was identified from 4 sarcoma centers. Progression/regression rates, recurrence rates after resection, and obstetric outcomes were analyzed. Pregnancy-related DF has good outcomes. Progression risk during pregnancy is high, but it can be safely managed. DF does not increase obstetric risk, and it should not be a contraindication to future pregnancy. Alessandro Gronchi,Amanda J Cannell,Axel Le Cesne,Carol J Swallow,Chandrajit P Raut,Chiara Colombo,Marco Fiore,Monica M Bertagnolli,Paolo G Casali,Rebecca A Gladdy,Sara Coppola,Suzanne George,Sylvie Bonvalot *Department of Surgery, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy †Department of Surgery, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France ‡Division of General Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital; Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital; and Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada §Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ¶Department of Medical Oncology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ‖Department of Medical Oncology, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France **Department of Medical Oncology, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy. Case Study

new2c Oct 2013

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Prognostic factors influencing event-free survival and treatments in desmoid-type fibromatosis: analysis from a large institution. This study demonstrates that tumor size and a history of recurrence are independent predictors of EFS. Surgery is warranted if it can be R0 and function sparing. Nonsurgical modalities or a policy of watchful waiting may be a better choice for unresectable disease. Chun Meng Wang,Chun Yan Du,Hong Fu,Jing Gui Chen,Kai Huang,Ye Zhou,Ying Qiang Shi Department of Gastric Cancer and Sarcomas, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Department of Oncology, Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University, No. 270 Dong An Road, Shanghai 200032, China. case report

new2c Oct 2013
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Desmoid Tumor Formation following Posterior Spinal Instrumentation Placement. The objective of the article is to illustrate a case of desmoid tumor (DT) formation after posterior instrumentation of the thoracic spine. One must consider the possibility of a DT in the setting of reported surgical site fullness or mass after spine surgery. It is thought that postoperative inflammation present in the surgical bed may promote formation of DTs. Instrumentation may also contribute to inflammation and increase the likelihood of developing a DT. Ioan A Lina,Jason A Liauw,Peter C Burger,Timothy F Witham,Varun Puvanesarajah,Wesley Hsu Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.,Department of Neurosurgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Case report

new2c Sep 2013

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Desmoid tumors of the head and neck: A therapeutic challenge. Desmoid tumor, or aggressive fibromatosis, is a rare, histologically benign, fibroblastic lesion that infrequently presents in the head and neck. The most common treatment is surgery, but desmoid tumors are characteristically associated with a high local recurrence rate after resection. The efficacy of postoperative radiotherapy is controversial. Its potential benefit should be carefully balanced against possible radiation-induced adverse effects. Alternative treatment modalities, such as primary radiotherapy and medical treatment or a wait-and-see policy, may be preferable to mutilating surgery. Alessandra Rinaldo,Alfio Ferlito,Ashok R Shaha,Carlos Suárez,Eelco de Bree,Jennifer L Hunt,Juan P Rodrigo,Michael L Hinni,Odysseas Zoras,Remco de Bree,Robert P Takes,William M Mendenhall Department of Surgical Oncology, Medical School of Crete University Hospital, Heraklion, Greece.

new2c Sep 2013

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Desmoid Tumor arising from Omohyoid Muscle: The First Report for Unusual Complication after Trans-axillary Robotic Thyroidectomy. We describe a rare case of a desmoid tumor developed after TAR thyroidectomy, which is speculated to be a late-term complication. Heejin Kim,Il Gyu Kong,J Hun Hah,Myung-Whun Sung,Wonjae Cha Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea. case report

new2c Aug 2013

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Desmoid tumors: a comprehensive review of the evolving biology, unpredictable behavior, and myriad of management options. Desmoid tumors are rare, clonal collections of benign fibrous tissue that exhibit a highly variable clinical course. This article presents a comprehensive review of desmoid tumors and summarizes the current literature pertaining to clinical presentation, diagnostic modalities, pathogenesis, prognostic factors, and management options. Rashmi Chugh,Sumana Devata Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, C407 Med Inn Building, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, SPC 5848, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5848, USA. FAP; review

new2c Jan 2013
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Abdominal Wall Synovial Sarcoma During Pregnancy-a Case Report. We report a 21-year-old woman with synovial sarcoma on anterior abdominal wall at 34th week of gestation, which was clinically diagnosed as desmoid tumor. Tumor was totally excised. After 6 months, it relapsed in the form of multiple abdominal wall swellings and ascites. Hemlata Kamra,Pradeep A Gadgil,Shivaji D Birare,Suresh A Chaware,Umesh S Kanade Department of Pathology, Government Medical College and General Hospital, Latur, Maharashtra 413512 India. Case report

new2c Jun 2012
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Desmoid infilterating ileum, a rare complication. Desmoid tumors are benign, but may infiltrate adjacent structures. Rarely severe and fatal, clinical problems are seen if mesenteric vessels or abdominal organs are involved. Ileum is one of the rare sites and literature search regarding this yielded scant results. Hence, we decided to report this case of aggressive desmoid tumors of the abdominal wall infiltrating ileum. Mandar Dhamangoankar,Ramakant Baloorkar,Tejaswini Vallabha,Uday Karjol,Vikram Sindgikar Aniketan Nursing Home, KK Nagar Bagewadi Road, Bijapur, Karnataka 586109 India.,Department of General Surgery, BLDEU'SShri B.M. Patil Medical College, Bijapur, Karnataka India. Case report

new2c Jun 2012
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Primary mesenteric fibromatosis: a case report with brief review of literature. Here, we discuss one case of primary mesenteric fibromatosis in a young male patient who presented to us with chronic abdominal pain after he was treated for acid peptic disease for the same at a local hospital. This case shows how management of this disease can be delayed due to unfamiliarity among clinicians of this condition. Geeta Karbeet Radhakrishna,Harpreet Singh,P R Bhat,Rajgopal K Shenoy,Srinivas Pai Department of Surgery, Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka India 576104. Case report

 

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2013 A multidisciplinary approach to desmoid tumors. When intra-abdominal fibromatosis degenerates into an abscess, which is the right treatment? Alemanno G, Zambonin D, Sturiale A, Cavalli T, Bellucci F, Pesi B, Di Martino C, Giudici F, Tonelli F. Digestive Surgery Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence Medical School, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy. Link to Article FAP; case report
2013 Spontaneous Regression of Primary Abdominal Wall Desmoid Tumors: More Common than Previously Thought Bonvalot S, Ternès N, Fiore M, Bitsakou G, Colombo C, Honoré C, Marrari A, Le Cesne A, Perrone F, Dunant A, Gronchi A. Department of Surgery, Gustave Roussy Institute, Villejuif, Franc Link to Article regression
2013 Desmoid Tumor arising from Omohyoid Muscle: The First Report for Unusual Complication after Trans-axillary Robotic Thyroidectomy Cha W, Kong IG, Kim H, Hah JH, Sung MW. Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea. Link to Article case report
2013 A rare presentation of a large extra-abdominal desmoid tumor of the posterior neck and back. Chu KF, Samara MS, Laver N, Wein RO The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA Link to Article case report
2013 CTNNB1 45F mutation is a molecular prognosticator of increased postoperative primary desmoid tumor recurrence: An independent, multicenter validation study. Colombo C, Miceli R, Lazar AJ, Perrone F, Pollock RE, Le Cesne A, Hartgrink HH, Cleton-Jansen AM, Domont J, Bovée JV, Bonvalot S, Lev D, Gronchi A. Sarcoma Service, Department of Surgery, Scientific Institute for Research, Hospitalization, and Health Care (IRCCS) Foundation, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy. Link to Article genetic
2013 Desmoid Tumors: A Comprehensive Review of the Evolving Biology, Unpredictable Behavior, and Myriad of Management Options. Devata S, Chugh R. Desmoid Tumors: A Comprehensive Review of the Evolving Biology, Unpredictable Behavior, and Myriad of Management Options. Link to Article review
2013 Abdominoplasty access for desmoid tumor resection in the rectus abdominis muscle. Djedovic G, Verstappen R, Pierer G, Rieger UM. Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria. Link to Article surgical
2013 Complex reconstruction of desmoid tumor resections does not increase desmoid tumor recurrence. Garvey PB, Booth JH, Baumann DP, Calhoun KA, Liu J, Pollock RE, Butler CE. Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. Link to Article surgical
2013 Targeting stem cell behavior in desmoid tumors (aggressive fibromatosis) by inhibiting hedgehog signaling. Ghanbari-Azarnier R, Sato S, Wei Q, Al-Jazrawe M, Alman BA. Program in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Link to Article genetic
2013 Desmoid tumor following augmentation mammoplasty with silicone implants. Jeong WS, Oh TS, Sim HB, Eom JS. Department of Plastic Surgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Link to Article case report
2013 Desmoid tumour of the brachial plexus. Juliette O, Florentius K, Francis N, Macharia BN, Neema M. Department of Radiology, Moi University School of Medicine, P.O. Box 4606, Eldoret 30100, Kenya. Link to Article case report
2013 Results of a phase II pilot study of moderate dose radiotherapy for inoperable desmoid-type fibromatosis--an EORTC STBSG and ROG study (EORTC 62991-22998). Keus RB, Nout RA, Blay JY, de Jong JM, Hennig I, Saran F, Hartmann JT, Sunyach MP, Gwyther SJ, Ouali M, Kirkpatrick A, Poortmans PM, Hogendoorn PC, van der Graaf WT. Arnhem Radiotherapy Institute, Arnhem. Link to Article radiation
2013 Desmoid type fibromatosis in the facet joint of lumbar spine: case report and review of literature. Kim SJ, Ha DH, Lee SM, Kang H. Department of Radiology, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University, Seongnam 463-712, Korea. Link to Article case report
2013 Lipomatosis of the sciatic nerve secondary to compression by a desmoid tumor. Lee CH, Wu JS, Goldsmith JD, Kung JW. Department of Radiology, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, 111 Hsing-Long Road, Section 3, Taipei 116, Taiwan, Republic of China, Link to Article neurological
2013 Abdominal wall desmoid tumors: A case report. Ma JH, Ma ZH, Dong XF, Yin H, Zhao YF. Department of General Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, Liaoning 116027, P.R. China. Link to Article case report
2013 ß-Catenin Mutation Status and Outcomes in Sporadic Desmoid Tumors. Mullen JT, Delaney TF, Rosenberg AE, Le L, Iafrate AJ, Kobayashi W, Szymonifka J, Yeap BY, Chen YL, Harmon DC, Choy E, Yoon SS, Raskin KA, Hornicek FJ, Nielsen GP. Link to Article genetic
2013 Imaging features of desmoid-type fibromatosis in the teres major muscle. Nishio J, Aoki M, Nabeshima K, Iwasaki H, Naito M. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 7-45-1 Nanakuma, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka 814-0180, Japan. Link to Article diagnostic
2013 An intra-abdominal desmoid tumor difficult to distinguish from a gastrointestinal stromal tumor: report of two cases. Ogawa N, Iseki H, Tsunozaki H, Hayashi M, Baba H, Matsuyama T, Uetake H, Sugihara K Department of Surgical Oncology, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1-5-45 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8519, Japan Link to Article
2013 Preventing neurovascular invasion in desmoid tumors. Ozger H, Ozkunt O, Akgül T, Saglam Y. Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey. Link to Article surgical
2013 Aggressive fibromatosis (desmoid tumour) of the head and neck: a benign neoplasm with high recurrence. Prabhu R, Natarajan A, Shenoy R, Vaidya K. Department of General Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India. Link to Article case report
2013 Surgical resection and radiation therapy of desmoid tumours of the extremities: results of a supra-regional tumour centre. Prodinger PM, Rechl H, Keller M, Pilge H, Salzmann M, von Eisenhart-Rothe R, Holzapfel BM. Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Ismaninger Str. 22, 81675, Munich, Germany, Link to Article surgical, radiation
2013 Recurrence patterns and management options in aggressive fibromatosis. Ramamurthy R, Arumugam B, Ramanandham B. Department of Surgical oncology, Govt. Royapettah hospital, Kilpauk medical college, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600014 India Link to Article
2013 Extra-abdominal Periosteal Desmoid Tumor of the Third Toe. Saleem O, Sayres S, O'Malley M. Link to Article case report
2013 Surgical treatment of pediatric desmoid tumors. A 12-year, single-center experience. Soto-Miranda MA, Sandoval JA, Rao B, Neel M, Krasin M, Spunt S, Jenkins JJ, Davidoff AM, Ver Halen JP. Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, USA. Link to Article review, pediatric
2013 Benign soft tissue tumors in children. Thacker MM. Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Nemours-Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE Link to Article review, pediatric
2013 Local recurrence after surgery for primary extra-abdominal desmoid-type fibromatosis. van Broekhoven DL, Verhoef C, Elias SG, Witkamp AJ, van Gorp JM, van Geel BA, Wijrdeman HK, van Dalen T. Department of Surgery, Diakonessenhuis Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Link to Article surgical, review
2013 An abdominal desmoid-type fibromatosis. Wang Y, Cui NY, Li L, Zhang R, Hao YZ, Xue LY, Zhou CW, Jiang YX. Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Cancer Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences,Beijing 100142, China; Link to Article case report
2013 Vinblastine and methotrexate for desmoid fibromatosis in children: results of a Pediatric Oncology Group Phase II Trial. Williams KJ, Hayes AJ. Academic Section of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College London, London, UK Link to Article review
2013 Small bowel obstruction in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis-related desmoid disease. Xhaja X, Church J. Sanford R. Weiss MD Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Ohio, Link to Article FAP
2013 Enterocutaneous fistulas in familial adenomatous polyposis patients with abdominal desmoid disease. Xhaja X, Church J. Sanford R. Weiss MD Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Ohio, Link to Article FAP
2013 Positron Emission Tomography as a Surrogate Marker for Evaluation of Treatment Response in Patients with Desmoid Tumors under Therapy with Imatinib. Kasper B, Dimitrakopoulou-Strauss A, Pilz LR, Strauss LG, Sachpekidis C, Hohenberger P. Sarcoma Unit, ITM-Interdisciplinary Tumor Center Mannheim, Mannheim University Medical Center, University of Heidelberg, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany. Link to Article imatinib, diagnostic
2013 Desmoid: The Role of Local Therapy In an Era of Systemic Options. Walczak BE, Rose PS. Mayo Clinic, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA. Link to Article review
2013 Giant desmoid tumor of the anterior abdominal wall in a young female: a case report. Koshariya M, Shukla S, Khan Z, Vikas V, Pratap Singh A, Baghel P, Pendro V, Kirti Jain V, Jagdish Jai S, Kumar S, Songra MC Department of Surgery, Gandhi Medical College & Associated Hamidia Hospital, Bhopal 462001, India. Link to Article case report
2013 Desmoid tumors in children: current strategy. Oudot C, Defachelles AS, Minard-Colin V, Olschwang S, Fourcade L, Helfre S, Orbach D. CHU de Limoges, hôpital de la Mère et de l'Enfant, service d'oncologie pédiatrique, 8, avenue Dominique-Larrey, 87042 Limoges, France. Link to Article pediatric
2013 Isolated desmoid tumor of pancreatic tail with cyst formation diagnosed by Beta-catenin immunostaining : a rare case report with review of literature. Rao, R.N. Associate Professor, Department of Pathology,Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raibarely Road Lucknow,UP,India. Link to Article case report
2013 Aggressive fibromatosis of the head and neck in pediatric age. A case report and review of the literatur Morillo C, Ruiz Dieguez PR, Navarro M, Galeas Anaya FJ, Ruiz Delgado F, Valiente Alvarez A, Bermudo Añino L. Servicio de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial, Hospital Regional Universitario Carlos Haya, Málaga Link to Article pediatric; case report
2013 Desmoid Tumor of the Hand: A Case Report. Maher J, Smith DA, Parker WL. From the *Division of Plastic Surgery, and †Department of Pathology, Scott & White Healthcare and Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple, TX. Link to Article case report
2013 Cardiac failure due to a giant desmoid tumour of the posterior mediastinum. Bouchikh M, Arame A, Riquet M, Le Pimpec-Barthes F. Department of Thoracic Surgery, Georges Pompidou European Hospital, Descartes University, Paris, France. Link to Article case report
2013 Surgical Outcome of Desmoid Tumors: Adjuvant Radiotherapy Delayed the Recurrence, But Did Not Affect Long-Term Outcomes. Shin SH, Ko KR, Cho SK, Choi YL, Seo SW. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Link to Article review; radiation
2013 Nuclear GSK-3ß segregation in desmoid-type fibromatosis. Meneghello C, Ousghir B, Rastrelli M, Anesi L, Sommariva A, Montesco MC, Rossi CR, Hladnik U, Segat D. Genetics Unit, 'Mauro Baschirotto' Institute for Rare Diseases, Vicenza, Italy. genetic
2013 Local control of extra-abdominal desmoid tumors: systematic review and meta-analysis. Wood TJ, Quinn KM, Farrokhyar F, Deheshi B, Corbett T, Ghert MA. Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, ; Department of Surgery. Link to Article review; radiation
2013 Positron Emission Tomography as a Surrogate Marker for Evaluation of Treatment Response in Patients with Desmoid Tumors under Therapy with Imatinib. Kasper B, Dimitrakopoulou-Strauss A, Pilz LR, Strauss LG, Sachpekidis C, Hohenberger P. Sarcoma Unit, ITM-Interdisciplinary Tumor Center Mannheim, Mannheim University Medical Center, University of Heidelberg, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany Link to Article imatinib
2013 Case report: metachronous central nervous system desmoid tumours and thyroid carcinoma in a young familial adenomatous polyposis patient. Butel-Simoes GI, Spigelman AD. University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Article case report; FAP
2013 Huge desmoid tumor of the anterior abdominal wall mimicking an intraabdominal mass in a postpartum woman: a case report. Trigui K, Bouassida M, Kilani H, Mighri MM, Sassi S, Chebbi F, Touinsi H, Sassi S. Department of surgery, MTM Hospital, Nabeul, Tunisia. Link to Article case report
2013 Successful outcome after laparoscopic surgery for sporadic colonic desmoid tumor with β-catenin mutation: a case report. Gunji S, Kawada K, Kawada M, Hasegawa S, Sakai Y. Department of Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin- Kawara-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8507, Japan Link to Article case report
2013 Dramatic and delayed response to Doxorubicin-dacarbazine chemotherapy of a giant desmoid tumor: case report and literature review. Monneur A, Chetaille B, Perrot D, Guiramand J, Bertucci F. Department of Medical Oncology, Institut Paoli-Calmettes, Marseille, France. Link to Article case report; chemotherapy
2013 A Case of Desmoid-Type Fibromatosis Arising after Thoracotomy for Lung Cancer with a Review of the English and Japanese Literature. Mori T, Yamada T, Ohba Y, Yoshimoto K, Ikeda K, Shiraishi K, Suzuki M. Department of Thoracic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University. Link to Article case report
2013 Abdominal wall desmoid tumours. Verfaillie G, Vanhoeij M, Hoorens A, Lamote J. Department of Oncologic and Thoracic Surgery, UZ Brussel, Brussels. Link to Article case report
2013 Intraabdominal desmoid tumors in familial adenomatous polyposis. Galletto P, Leoz ML, Castells A, Balaguer F. Servicio de Gastroenterología, Hospital Clínic, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red en Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas (CIBEREHD), IDIBAPS, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, España. Link to Article review
2013 Erratum to Desmoid Fibromatosis in Pediatric Patients: Management Based on a Retrospective Analysis of 59 Patients and a Review of the Literature"" Oudot C, Orbach D, Minard-Colin V, Michon J, Mary P, Glorion C, Helfre S, Habrand JL, Oberlin O. Pediatric Oncology Department, Hôpital de la Mère et de l'Enfant, 87042 Limoges, France. Link to Article pediatric
2013 A Prognostic Nomogram for Prediction of Recurrence in Desmoid Fibromatosis. Crago AM, Denton B, Salas S, Dufresne A, Mezhir JJ, Hameed M, Gonen M, Singer S, Brennan MF. Departments of *Surgery †Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY Link to Article review
2013 Low-dose dacarbazine-doxorubicin therapy against intra-abdominal desmoid tumors. Yamamoto H, Oshiro R, Nishimura J, Uemura M, Haraguchi N, Hata T, Takemasa I, Mizushima T, Sekimoto M, Doki Y, Mori M. Department of Surgery, Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan Link to Article chemotherapy
2013 Desmoid tumor of posterior cruciate ligament of the knee: a case report. Ling W, Kedong S, Hong W, Weiguo Z, Decheng L. Department of Oncology, First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, People's Republic of China. Link to Article case report
2013 Abdominal Wall Desmoid during Pregnancy: Diagnostic Challenges. Awwad J, Hammoud N, Farra C, Fares F, Abi Saad G, Ghazeeri G. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P.O. Box 113-6044, Beirut, Lebano Link to Article case report
2013 Abdominal Wall Desmoid during Pregnancy: Diagnostic Challenges. Awwad J, Hammoud N, Farra C, Fares F, Abi Saad G, Ghazeeri G. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P.O. Box 113-6044, Beirut, Lebanon. Link to Article case report
2013 Abdominal Wall Desmoid during Pregnancy: Diagnostic Challenges. Awwad J, Hammoud N, Farra C, Fares F, Abi Saad G, Ghazeeri G. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P.O. Box 113-6044, Beirut, Lebanon. Link to Article diagnostic; review
2013 Trismus release in a pediatric patient using a parascapular free flap reconstruction following desmoid tumor resection. Crawley MB, Anand SM, Clain JB, Scherl S, Buchbinder D, Urken ML. University of Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, New York, U.S.A. Link to Article pediatric; surgical
2013 Gardner's syndrome: a clinical and genetic study of a family Cristofaro MG, Giudice A, Amantea M, Riccelli U, Giudice M. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy. Link to Article FAP
2013 Fibroblastic tumors of intermediate malignancy in childhood. Ferrari A, Alaggio R, Meazza C, Chiaravalli S, de Pava MV, Casanova M, Cavaliere E, Bisogno G. Pediatric Oncology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy. Link to Article review; pediatric
2013 Breast fibromatosis mimicking breast carcinoma. Ha KY, Deleon P, Hamilton R. Department of Radiology, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. Link to Article case report
2013 Desmoid fibromatosis in children and adolescents: a conservative approach to management. Honeyman JN, Theilen TM, Knowles MA, McGlynn MM, Hameed M, Meyers P, Crago AM, La Quaglia MP. Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA. Link to Article pediatric, review
2013 Desmoid tumor of posterior cruciate ligament of the knee: a case report. Ling W, Kedong S, Hong W, Weiguo Z, Decheng L. Department of Oncology, First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, People’s Republic of China Link to Article case report
2013 Neuromuscular choristoma: characteristic magnetic resonance imaging findings and association with post-biopsy fibromatosis. Niederhauser BD, Spinner RJ, Jentoft ME, Everist BM, Matsumoto JM, Amrami KK. Mayo E-2, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St. SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA, niederhauser.blake@mayo.edu. Link to Article diagnostic
2013 A case of a huge recurrent mesenteric desmoid tumor. Ohashi H, Takeo S, Okamoto F, Okazaki Y, Miura O. Department of Surgery, Hofu Gastrointestinal Hospital. Link to Article case report
2013 Desmoid-type fibromatosis in the head and neck: CT and MR imaging characteristics. Rhim JH, Kim JH, Moon KC, Park SW, Sohn CH, Choi SH, Yun TJ, Chang KH. Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, 101 Daehangno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, 110-744, South Korea. Link to Article diagnostic
2013 Desmoid tumour biology in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis coli. Schiessling S, Kihm M, Ganschow P, Kadmon G, Büchler MW, Kadmon M. Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany. Link to Article FAP
2013 The Association Between Home Parenteral Nutrition and Patients With FAP-Associated Intra-abdominal Desmoids: A Retrospective Study. Shatnawei A, Habib M, Hamilton C, Steiger E, Kirby DF, Speerhas R, Quintini C. Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute. Link to Article FAP; review
2013 Familial adenomatous polyposis: not all masses are desmoids. Sloane J, Ranchod P, Williams G, Clark SK. The Polyposis Registry, St Mark's Hospital, Middlesex, Harrow, HA1 3UI, UK Link to Article FAP; review
2013 Fibromatosis Arising in Association with Neuromuscular Hematoma of the Mandible. Taher LY, Saleem M, Velagapudi S, Dababo A. Department of Pathology, Taibah University, Al-Madina, Saudi Arabia Link to Article case report

 

 

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