Intra-abdominal desmoplastic small round cell tumor.

@article{Nathan1999IntraabdominalDS,
  title={Intra-abdominal desmoplastic small round cell tumor.},
  author={Jaimie D Nathan and C. Gingalewsik and Ronald R. Salem},
  journal={The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={72},
  pages={287 - 293}
}
BACKGROUND Intra-abdominal desmoplastic small round cell tumor is a rare malignancy with a predilection for young males. Unique histological and immunocytochemical features distinguish the tumor from other members of the family of small round cell tumors of infancy and childhood. The aggressive nature of tumor spread, relative insensitivity to chemotherapy, and generally incomplete resectability result in a very poor prognosis. The authors report a case of a 39-year-old man with diffuse… CONTINUE READING
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