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Author Toughrai, Imane ♦ Oufkir, Aya ♦ Laalim, Said Ait ♦ Majdoub, Karim Ibn ♦ Mazaz, Khalid
Source World Health Organization (WHO)-Global Index Medicus
Content type Text
Publisher African Field Epidemiology Network
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Life sciences; biology ♦ Natural history of organisms ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Human anatomy, cytology, histology ♦ Diseases ♦ Surgery & related medical specialties
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Body Regions ♦ Anatomy ♦ Eukaryota ♦ Organisms ♦ Neoplasms ♦ Diseases ♦ Surgical Procedures, Operative ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment ♦ Persons ♦ Persons
Subject Keyword Discipline Medicine ♦ Abdominal Neoplasms ♦ Surgery ♦ Fibromatosis, Aggressive ♦ Neoplasm Recurrence, Local ♦ Diagnosis ♦ Abdominal Wall ♦ Pathology ♦ Adult ♦ Digestive System Surgical Procedures ♦ Female ♦ Humans ♦ Reconstructive Surgical Procedures ♦ Case Reports ♦ Journal Article
Abstract Desmoid tumors most often occur in abdominal wall. Their tendency to recur lead to repeated operations which can make the abdominal wall reconstruction difficult. We report a 28-year-old female history. The patient was referred to our hospital for a recurrent desmoid tumor of the abdominal wall. The tumor was totally removed. The reconstruction was successful and the patient recovery was uneventful. Radical surgery still the mainstay of the desmoid tumors treatement. In abdominal wall location, the reconstruction can be a real challenge. Many procedures are discussed in literature. We used a double layer mesh covered by a fascial bepedicled flap. Taking into account their unpredictable behaviour and treatment complications, recurrent abdominal desmoid tumors can be managed simply and efficiently.
Description Country affiliation: Morocco
Author Affiliation: Toughrai I ( Department B of general surgery, Hassan II faculty hospital, Fes, Morocco.)
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Reading ♦ Research ♦ Self Learning
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article ♦ Case study
Publisher Date 2012-01-01
Publisher Place Uganda
e-ISSN 19378688
Journal Pan African Medical Journal
Volume Number 13


Source: WHO-Global Index Medicus