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Mesenteric desmoid tumor

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Generalized abdominal pain and a left sided mass.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Large left-sided abdominal mass with soft-tissue attenuation.

Case Discussion

Mesenteric desmoid tumors are bland fibrous tumors that have an association with familial adenomatous polyposis. In this case, there was no such association with confirmation of histology at percutaneous ultrasound-guided biopsy.

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Case information

rID: 14806
Published: 29th Aug 2011
Last edited: 3rd Jul 2020
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