CT of intraabdominal desmoid tumors: is the tumor different in patients with Gardner's disease?

@article{Kawashima1994CTOI,
  title={CT of intraabdominal desmoid tumors: is the tumor different in patients with Gardner's disease?},
  author={Akira Kawashima and Stanford M. Goldman and Elliot K. Fishman and Janet E. Kuhlman and Hideo Onitsuka and Tatsuro Fukuya and Kouji Masuda},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1994},
  volume={162 2},
  pages={339-42}
}
OBJECTIVE A retrospective study of abdominal CT scans of patients with proved intraabdominal desmoid tumors was done to determine if any objective characteristics exist to differentiate desmoids related to Gardner's syndrome from isolated desmoids. Because the desmoid tumors of Gardner's syndrome can predate the diagnosis of Gardner's syndrome, it would be helpful to know which patients with desmoids need careful follow-up studies as well as initial workup for Gardner's syndrome and all its… CONTINUE READING
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