extraabdominal desmoid

ex·tra·ab·dom·i·nal des·moid

a deep-seated firm tumor, most frequently occurring on the shoulders, chest, or back of young men or women, consisting of collagenous fibrous tissue that infiltrates surrounding muscle; frequently recurs but does not metastasize.
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Deep fibromatosis, also known as aggressive fibromatosis or extraabdominal desmoid, is the most common soft-tissue tumor of the foot.
Fibromatosis of the head and neck accounts for what percentage of all cases of extraabdominal desmoid, according to sources cited by Kaberos et al?
Fibromatosis, often called extraabdominal desmoid, refers to the formation of locally aggressive but histologically benign fibroblastic lesions that sometimes arise in the head and neck region.