Desmoid tumour: of rectus abdominis

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti

Presentation

One year history of painful abdominal wall swelling

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Oval hypoechoic lesion of 3 cm with signal flow in the left rectus abdominis muscle

Solid lesion of 3 cm regular margins, with progressive enhancement in the left rectus abdominis muscle mass. 

Case Discussion

The lesion was surgically removed.

Histological examination: abdominal fibromatosis: so called desmoid tumour

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Case information

rID: 39016
Case created: 16th Aug 2015
Last edited: 5th Oct 2015
Tag: desmoid
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