Imaging of intra- and extraabdominal desmoid tumors.

@article{Casillas1991ImagingOI,
  title={Imaging of intra- and extraabdominal desmoid tumors.},
  author={Javier Casillas and Gemma Sais and Jacques De Gr{\`e}ve and M C Iparraguirre and Gaston Morillo},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  year={1991},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={
          959-68
        }
}
Desmoid tumors are characterized by proliferation of fibroblastic cells that arise from the fascia or aponeurosis of muscle. They are most commonly found in the abdomen of adults, arising from the anterior abdominal wall, mesentery, or retroperitoneum. At sonography, desmoids have variable echogenicity, with smooth, well-defined margins. On contrast-enhanced computed tomographic scans, the tumors are generally high attenuation (relative to muscle) and have either ill- or well-defined margins… CONTINUE READING
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