Pelvic Fibromatosis

Known as: Pelvic Desmoid Tumor 
Fibromatosis that occurs in the pelvis. It affects almost always females. It is characterized by the presence of elongated spindle-shaped fibroblasts… (More)
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2015
2015
BACKGROUND Fibromatosis is a rare, noninvasive but aggressive tumor. The tumor displaces tissue by "pushing" the normal… (More)
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND Large pelvic masses pose unique diagnostic and therapeutic challenges due to varied aetiology, paucity of… (More)
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2012
2012
Imatinib mesylate (STI-571, Gleevec(®)), a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, is a first-line medication for treating chronic myeloid… (More)
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2005
2005
Desmoid tumors of the female pelvis are rare. The efficacy of the available treatment modalities in improving survival and… (More)
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2005
2005
OBJECTIVE To report a case of a pelvic desmoid tumor that was treated with the antiestrogen toremifene after a failed attempt at… (More)
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2001
2001
Desmoid tumors (DTs) are well-recognized extracolonic manifestations of familial adenomatous polyposis. Surgical trauma and… (More)
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Desmoid tumour is a rare entity characterized by benign proliferation of fibroblasts. Although non malignant… (More)
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1993
1993
We report a case of pelvic fibromatosis, which has been rarely found. A 36-year-old man referred to our hospital complaining of… (More)
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1993
1993
A case of bilateral ovarian enlargement secondary to massive ovarian oedema with underlying intra-abdominal and pelvic… (More)
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1991
1991
A case of recurrent retroperitoneal desmoid tumor successfully treated with tamoxifen (Nolvadex tablets, ICI Pharma, Division of… (More)
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