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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… Expand
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2015
2015
BACKGROUND: Fibromatosis is a rare, noninvasive but aggressive tumor. The tumor displaces tissue by “pushing” the normal… Expand
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2012
2012
Background: Large pelvic masses pose unique diagnostic and therapeutic challenges due to varied aetiology, paucity of… Expand
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2011
2011
Imatinib mesylate (STI-571, Gleevec®), a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, is a first-line medication for treating chronic myeloid… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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2004
2004
われわれは,薬物療法が奏効し著明な改善を認めた症例を経験したので報告する.症例は72歳,女性.主訴は腹痛,腹部腫瘤. 2001年10… Expand
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2001
2001
Desmoid tumors (DTs) are well-recognized extracolonic manifestations of familial adenomatous polyposis. Surgical trauma and… Expand
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Desmoid tumour is a rare entity characterized by benign proliferation of fibroblasts. Although non malignant… Expand
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1991
1991
A case of recurrent retroperitoneal desmoid tumor successfully treated with tamoxifen (Nolvadex tablets, ICI Pharma, Division of… Expand
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1989
Review
1989
Fibromatosis is a benign, infiltrating, nonmetastasizing neoplasm which is rarely completely resected. Therefore, the incidence… Expand
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