Desmoid tumor of rectus abdominis

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa Mahmoud El Feky


Painful anterior abdominal wall swelling

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

CT abdomen and pelvis with contrast

A well defined midline anterior abdominal wall soft tissue lesion is noted at lower abdomen infra-umbilical region. It is averaging 6.2x4.8x7.3cm in dimensions. it shows homogeneous attenuation with mild enhancement after contrast administration. Clear surrounding fat planes.

Case Discussion

Pathologically proven desmoid tumor. Desmoid tumours are the commonest neoplasms of the abdominal wall. it is more common in females at the age period between 20 and 40 years. Usually show homogeneous texture and well defined border.

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Case information

rID: 52401
Published: 7th Apr 2017
Last edited: 12th Apr 2017
Tag: desmoid
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