Desmoid tumor of the tongue
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Desmoid tumor of the tongue

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dc.contributor.author Suresh, Chandra Sekharan es
dc.contributor.author Ali, Aiman A. es
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-16T11:53:01Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-16T11:53:01Z
dc.date.issued 2008 es
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10550/63663
dc.description.abstract Desmoid tumors are rare neoplasms accounting for 0.03% of all neoplasms and have an estimated incidence of 2 to 4 per million per year. World Health Organization currently refers to all of the deep types of fibromatosis as desmoidtype of fibromatoses. The term ?desmoid? refers to the hard, tendon-like appearance of the tumor. The etiological factors suggested include genetic, endocrine and physical factors. About fifty percent of desmoid tumors arise in the abdominal region. The extra-abdominal desmoid tumors present a difficult problem in recognition and management especially because of the striking discrepancy between its deceptively harmless microscopic appearance and its potential to attain a large size, to recur, and to infiltrate neighboring tissues in the manner of a fibrosarcoma. Desmoid tumors are very rare in the oral cavity with less than 5% of cases constituting oral soft tissue fibromatosis. A 22-year old mentally retarded female patient with desmoid tumor occurring in the tongue is presented here. es
dc.source Suresh, Chandra Sekharan ; Ali, Aiman A.. Desmoid tumor of the tongue. En: Medicina oral, patología oral y cirugía bucal. Ed. inglesa, 13 12 2008: 3- es
dc.title Desmoid tumor of the tongue es
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.subject.unesco UNESCO::CIENCIAS MÉDICAS es
dc.identifier.doi es

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