Desmoid tumour. The risk of recurrent or new disease with subsequent pregnancy: a case report.

@article{Way1999DesmoidTT,
  title={Desmoid tumour. The risk of recurrent or new disease with subsequent pregnancy: a case report.},
  author={Jacob Way and B A Culham},
  journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie},
  year={1999},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={51-4}
}
Desmoid tumours are rare, benign tumours arising from fibrous tissue in muscle fascia or aponeurosis. They are most common in women of child-bearing age and most often appear during or after pregnancy in this age group. The recommended treatment is wide surgical excision, if possible, but unresectable tumours may be treated with radiotherapy, anticancer drugs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents or antiestrogenic compounds. The recurrence rate is high and seems to be related to the… CONTINUE READING

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