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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 1995;12(2):386-392.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.1995.12.2.386    Published online December 31, 1995.
CT findings of Desmoid tumor arising at Abdominai Wall.
Dae Hyoun Cho, Jae Ho Cho, Jae Chun Chang
Abstract
Desmoid tumor is a type of fibromatosis usually arise in deep musculo-aponeurotic structures, primarily of the trunk and extremities. It is characterized by proliferation of fibroblastic tissue and does not metastasize but may be locally aggressive. Eventhough the surgical margin reveals clean, recurrence often occurs. To analyze the extent of the tumor and homodynamic characteristics exactly, we performed IV bolus CT. Desmoid tumors show peripheral rim enhancement on early phase scan and more strong, central enhancement on late phase IV bolus CT, which reflects abundant fibroblastic components of the tumor. We report two cases of pathologically confirmed desmoid tumor performed IV bolus CT.
Key Words: Desmoid tumor, Abdominal wall, IV bolus CT
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