Desmoid disease in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis.

@article{Soravia2000DesmoidDI,
  title={Desmoid disease in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis.},
  author={Claudio Soravia and Terri C Berk and Robin S. McLeod and Zane Cohen},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2000},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={363-9}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this retrospective study was to review the clinical features, and surgical and medical management of patients with familial adenomatous polyposis-associated desmoid tumors. METHODS From 1980 to 1997, 97 of 780 patients with familial adenomatous polyposis developed desmoid disease. Clinical and demographic data; operative notes; and histologic, radiologic, and follow-up reports were retrieved from patients' medical records. Risk factors for desmoid disease, such as prior… CONTINUE READING