Desmoplastic small round-cell tumor: an adult with previous exposure to agent orange.

  title={Desmoplastic small round-cell tumor: an adult with previous exposure to agent orange.},
  author={W. F. El Baz and Raymond El-Soueidi and Fadi Nakhl and Nelly Aoun and Nena W. Chin and Meeko Dhar},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  volume={40 6},
Desmoplastic small round-cell tumor is an uncommon, highly aggressive tumor with a predilection for pediatric age groups and young adults. It is very unusual in the elderly population. Although Agent Orange has been associated with soft-tissue sarcoma, an association with desmoplastic small round-cell tumor has not been reported. A 52-year-old male presented with abdominal distention, dyspnea, and a 9 kg weight loss. Prior history was significant for hepatitis C and diabetes. He was a Vietnam… CONTINUE READING
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