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desmoid

 [dez´moid]
1. an unencapsulated, locally invasive, and rarely metastasizing fibromatous tumor arising in the muscle sheath, usually of the abdominal wall, which closely resembles fibrosarcoma. Called also desmoid tumor.
2. fibroid (def. 1).

des·moid

(dez'moyd),
1. Fibrous or ligamentous.
2. A nodule or relatively large mass of unusually firm scarlike connective tissue resulting from active proliferation of fibroblasts, occurring most frequently in the abdominal muscles of women who have borne children; the fibroblasts infiltrate surrounding muscle and fascia. Synonym(s): abdominal fibromatosis, desmoid tumor
[desmo- + G. eidos, appearance, form]

desmoid

/des·moid/ (dez´moid)
1. fibrous or fibroid.
2. see under tumor.

periosteal desmoid  a benign fibrous tumorlike proliferation of the periosteum, occurring particularly in the medial femoral condyle in adolescents.

desmoid

Aggressive fibromatosis, desmoid tumor, musculoaponeurotic fibromatosis A nonencapsulated mass on the anterior abdominal wall, most commonly in postpartum ♀, often 2º to trauma which, according to anecdotal reports, may regress with local progesterone injection

des·moid

(des'moyd)
1. Fibrous or ligamentous.
2. A nodule or mass of firm scarlike connective tissue resulting from active proliferation of fibroblasts, occurring most frequently in the abdominal muscles of women who have borne children.
Synonym(s): desmoid tumor.
[desmo- + G. eidos, appearance, form]

desmoid

1. fibrous or fibroid.
2. a fibromatous tumor arising in a muscle sheath; it resembles a fibrosarcoma. Called also desmoid, desmoma.
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However, a more recent article (15) has shown that, with optimal dilution of the primary antibody, very few desmoid fibromatoses stain with c-kit.
Among their benign tumors, they found 33 ganglion cysts (versus 105 at UCHSC), 11 desmoid tumors (versus 4 at UCHSC), 3 hemangiomas (versus 1 at UCHSC), 2 hemangiopericytomas (versus 1 at UCHSC), 2 meningiomas (versus 5 at UCHSC), and 1 HBL (versus 7 at UCHSC).
Grossly, desmoid tumors are firm, rubbery, white, non-encapsulated, fibrous-appearing lesions.
Primary desmoid tumor (extraabdominal fibromatosis) of the breast.
The major differential diagnoses include desmoid tumour, haematoma, abscess, neoplasm or injection-related granuloma.
While cells from the abdominal desmoid tumor specimen demonstrated immunoreactivity for both receptors, the cells from the primary breast tumor were deemed negative (9).
The couple had moved up their planned wedding after Rounds was diagnosed with desmoid tumors, a rare disease that only affected three out of every one million people.
Desmoid tumors are rare, with only 900 people per year in the United States diagnosed with the sometimes fatal growths.
Earlier this month she shared the news that her fiancee Michelle Rounds was diagnosed with desmoid tumours, a very rare affliction.
MRI scan demonstrated (Figure 1 and 2) the mass to be mixed fibrous and cystic components reported by a radiologist to be either fibromatosis or a desmoid tumour.
Soliter desmoid kistler, kalsinozis kutis ve soguk pannikuliti de dusunulmelidir.
The pathology report revealed the mass was actually a desmoid, a rare, fibrous tissue that is estrogen sensitive and benign.