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Desmoid Tumor of Mesentery in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis: A Case Report

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source: Techniques in coloproctology

year: 2010

authors: Basdanis G, Papadopoulos V N, Panidis S, Tzeveleki I, Karamanlis E, Mekras A, Apostolidis S, Michalopoulos A


Our case concerns a 52-year-old male with FAP, who was treated surgically by restorative colectomy and ileal pouch anal anastomosis. Three years later, he presented with acute epigastric pain and obstructive ileum. While a mass in the left lateral abdominal region was palpated. The patient underwent laparotomy, some adhesions were dissected and biopsies were taken from the mass. Pathological examination revealed a desmoid tumor of the mesentery.

organization: AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

DOI: 10.1007/s10151-010-0613-0

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