Desmoid Tumors: A Clear Perspective or a Persisting Enigma?
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Case Report:
A 40-year-old male patient presented with a painless mass in the anterior abdominal wall for last 2 months. The size of the mass was gradually increasing in size to attain its present size. On examination, a firm non-tender mass of 5 × 6 cm was palpable. The mass was fixed to the anterior abdominal wall. He had no relevant positive family history. He had a history of a midline laparotomy performed for an abdominal trauma he had sustained during a road traffic accident 4 years earlier to the start of his symptoms. His blood parameters were within normal limits. Ultrasound of the abdomen revealed a large heterogenous mass with sharp delineated margins in the anterior abdominal wall. CECT of the abdomen revealed a well-circumscribed mass of size around 8 × 10 × 6 cm with attenuation similar to that of the abdominal musculature. Origin of the mass was traced to the rectus abdominis muscle. There was no involvement of any abdominal viscera, neither was there any evidence of adenopathy. Pre-operative FNAC also revealed features consistent with desmoid....

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