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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Extraabdominal desmoid tumors have a wide distribution; the shoulder girdle, abdominal wall and lower extremities are most commonly involved.
Deep fibromatosis, also known as aggressive fibromatosis or extraabdominal desmoid, is the most common soft-tissue tumor of the foot.
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.