desmoplastic small round-cell tumour

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desmoplastic small round-cell tumour

An aggressive, poorly-differentiated malignancy that often arises on serosal surfaces—peritoneum, tunica vaginalis, pleura—as well as in the CNS and lymph nodes of younger, more commonly male, patients.
 
Clinical findings
Abdominal distention, mass, and pain; back pain; gastrointestinal obstruction; anorexia; ascites; anaemia; cachexia.