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desmoid

(ˈdɛsmɔɪd)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy resembling a tendon or ligament
n
(Pathology) pathol a very firm tumour of connective tissue
[C19: from Greek desmos band + -oid; see desmid]
Translations

des·moid

a. desmoide, en forma de ligamento.
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Desmoid-type fibromatosis, also known as aggressive fibromatosis or desmoid tumor, is a rare neoplasm of deep soft tissues that is histologically characterized by an infiltrative, low-grade fibroblastic proliferation and clinically characterized by a tendency for local recurrence but no metastatic potential.
The absence of a collagenous and myxoid stroma ruled out a desmoid tumor.
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Lipoma, desmoid tumor, pyogenic abscess and haematoma, iliac or appendicular abscess burrowing into abdominal wall.
The desmoid syndrome: New aspects in the cause, pathogenesis and treatment of the desmoid tumor.
I had a desmoid tumor removed recently and stayed in the hospital for an entire month, as my intestine swelled shut afterwards.
Mammary fibromatosis, also known as desmoid tumor, is a rare, benign tumor of fibroblasts and myofibroblasts.
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Typical appearance of the abdominal desmoid tumor on CT is that of a well-circumscribed, solid, soft-tissue mass without calcification.
We present the case of this rare medical entity in a 23-year-old female with history of appendicectomy and later after 2 years she developed desmoid tumor.