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Desmoid Information DDB

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Description: "A tumor of the tissue that surrounds muscles, usually in the abdomen. A desmoid tumor rarely metastasizes (spreads to other parts of the body). Also called aggressive fibromatosis, especially when the tumor is outside the abdomen." Source: National Cancer Institute Thesaurus, 2006_03D
3 synonyms or equivalents were found. Desmoid aka/or Invasive fibroma aka/or Aggressive fibromatosis
may cause or feature Subcutaneous nodules Risk Factors may include - Familial adenomatous polyposis and Familial infiltrative fibromatosis

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Added: Wed Jun 27 2007