Surgery: Current Research

ISSN - 2161-1076


Recurrent Abdominal Wall Desmoid Tumor In A Middle Age Male Patient; A Case Report

Avinash Kumar, Amanjee bharti, Anuradha sharma

Desmoid tumor classified as deep fibromatoses , a type of benign myofibroblastic  neoplasm originating from the muscle aponeurosis(1). Desmoid tumor constitute about 0.03% of sof tissue tumors and about 3% of all neoplasm with strong tendency to recur and local invasion.(2) despite of their aggressive local infiltration desmoid tumor lack a metastatic  potential (3). It usually occurs in female of child bearing age and pregnancy  stimulating their growth. (4). In a male of middle age group desmoid tumor is a rare tumor .anterior abdominal wall is most common site of occurrence  with an incidence of 50% of total desmoid tumors.