Massive abdominal wall desmoid tumor - Treatment by resection and abdominal wall reconstruction

Robert Sheridan, Juan D'Avis, Alan E. Seyfer, Guillermo Quispe

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Abstract

The management of a massive abdominal wall desmoid tumor in a young woman with Gardner's syndrome is discussed. Treatment options included primary radiation, subtotal excision with radiation, primary chemotherapy or radical resection with abdominal wall reconstruction. The advantages and disadvantages of the various treatment options are discussed, and the technique of resection and reconstruction is explained.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)518-520
Number of pages3
JournalDiseases of the Colon & Rectum
Volume29
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 1986
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Aggressive fibromatosis
  • Desmoid tumors
  • Gardner's syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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