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    Cirugia pediatrica : organo…
    2012

[Aggressive fibromatosis of the head and neck in pediatric age. A case report and review of the literature].

@article{Morillo2012AggressiveFO,
  title={[Aggressive fibromatosis of the head and neck in pediatric age. A case report and review of the literature].},
  author={Contreras Morillo and Patricia Ruiz Di{\'e}guez and Mart{\'i}nez Navarro and F J Galeas Anaya and F Ruiz Delgado and A Valiente Alvarez and L Bermudo A{\~n}ino},
  journal={Cirugia pediatrica : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Cirugia Pediatrica},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={
          213-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Desmoid tumor is a rare benign mesenchymal neoplasm in children primarily originated in the muscle connective tissue, fascial sheaths, and musculoaponeurotic structures. It is often misdiagnosed as fibroids, reactive processes or low-grade fibrosarcomas. It is characterized by slow growth, locally aggressive nature, high recurrence rate without metastasize capacity. MATERIAL AND METHODS 7 year old girl with right paramandibular tumor, a year of evolution. It was characterized by… CONTINUE READING