Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 7 Issue 2

Extra-Abdominal Fibromatosis -Case Report

Ragnar Calderon Footwear1*, Vladimir Andrés Vásquez Encalada2, Jessael Eliecer Ramirez Bateca2, Alicia Tamayo Rodriguez1, Jose Enrique Gonzalez Perez2 and Ingrid Quesada Villa3

1Specialist in Second Degree of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Cuba
2First Degree Specialist in Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Cuba
3Specialist in First Degree in Comprehensive General Medicine and First Degree in Pathological Anatomy, Cuba

*Corresponding Author: Ragnar Calderon Footwear, Specialist in Second Degree of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Cuba.

Received: November 21, 2023; Published: January 04, 2024


Desmoid-type fibromatosis, or desmoid tumor, is a locally aggressive, growing infiltrating myofibroblastic lesion with unpredictable clinical behavior. It was first described by MacFarlane in 1832 and named the desmoid tumor by Mueller in 1838. Aggressive treatment may be necessary when clinical symptoms such as localized pain are severe or affect appearance, with between 20% and 64% of patients experiencing recurrence. We present a 42-year-old female patient with a history of apparent health who reported an increase in volume in the posterior area of the left thigh of 3 months of evolution, causing numbness of the leg, pain and difficulty of mobility of the left knee and histopathologically it turned out to be an extra-abdominal desmoid tumor. The patient continues to be followed up by outpatient clinic.

Keywords: Fibromatosis, Histopathologically


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Citation: Ragnar Calderon Footwear., et al. “Extra-Abdominal Fibromatosis -Case Report".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 7.2 (2024): 09-12.


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