Mesenteric desmoid-type fibromatosis causing secondary hyper
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Introduction
Desmoid-type fibromatosis is a clonal fibroblastic proliferation characterized by infiltrative growth and an inability to metastasize. This condition is unusual, with an estimated incidence of 2 to 4.3 new cases per million population per year. Although histologically benign, they are locally aggressive with a propensity to compress local structures, such as the intestines, ureter, bladder, vagina, pelvic nerves, and major vessels. We describe here a young woman with a pelvic fibromatosis causing secondary hypertension.

Case report
An 18-year-old woman was admitted in October 2012 with left flank pain and left leg swelling lasting one month. She also complained of abdominal distension with dysuria that had lasted for a few months. Her bowel function was normal and she had no recent weight loss. Her menstrual cycles were regular, she had no history of dysmenorrhea or dyspareunia, and she was sexually active. And she was not married yet. One year earlier, she had been diagnosed with hypertension but was not treated. There was no history of previous abdominal surgery or gynecologic disorders. Paternal hypertension was the only notable aspect of her family history....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4175605/
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