Intramuscular nodular fasciitis of the rectus abdominis muscle in an 11-year-old girl

Abstract

Nodular fasciitis is a benign rapidly proliferating fibrous tumor that is common in adults but relatively uncommon in children. When present in children, nodular fasciitis is typically subcutaneous in location and involves the head and neck. We present a case of intramuscular nodular fasciitis involving the rectus abdominis muscle in an 11-year-old girl and discuss the importance of distinguishing this rare but benign lesion from a more aggressive sarcomatous process.

DOI: 10.1007/s00256-012-1498-y

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@article{Mazura2012IntramuscularNF, title={Intramuscular nodular fasciitis of the rectus abdominis muscle in an 11-year-old girl}, author={Jan C. Mazura and Cathleen E Matrai and Nitsana A. Spigland and Paula W. Brill and Arzu Kovanlikaya}, journal={Skeletal Radiology}, year={2012}, volume={42}, pages={147-150} }