Aggressive Fibromatosis in Neck.

Kabdwal, N and Bhagat, S and Varshney, S and Bist, SS and Mishra, S and Singh, B (2013) Aggressive Fibromatosis in Neck. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Aggressive fibromatosis (AF) is a locally aggressive infiltrative low-grade benign tumor that accounts for approximately less than 3% of all soft tissue tumors. In the head and neck region this tumor tends to be more aggressive and associated with significant morbidity. Aggressive surgery is a viable management option and may be successfully used as a single modality treatment, or in combination with radiotherapy. We report a rare case of AF in a 38 year old female, who presented with a painless mass over the left supraclavicular fossa, extending inferiorly into the thoracic inlet, which was excised successfully in toto with the help of cardiothoracic vascular surgeon (CTVS).

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Aggressive fibromatosis; Supraclavicular fossa; Benign tumor.
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:8940
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:04 May 2013 23:09
Last Modified:04 May 2013 23:09

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