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Successful management of a rare case of giant extra-abdominal fibromatosis


MOJ Clinical & Medical Case Reports
Mario Antunes,1 Damiano Pizzol,2 Anna Claudia Colangelo2,3

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Abstract

Fibromatosis or desmoid tumor is a rare a locally aggressive neoplasm with variable anatomic location and clinical course. Due to its rarity and diversity, to date, there is no a gold standard approach and the main and more update evidence regard mainly the high-income countries. We presented a rare case of giant extra-abdominal fibromatosis successfully treated in a low-income setting.

Keywords

fibromatosis, desmoid tumor, extra-abdominal fibromatosis, low-income countries, benign neoplasm, cytotoxic chemotherapy

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