Volume 21, Issue 3 (Jul-Aug 2013)                   JSSU 2013, 21(3): 330-335 | Back to browse issues page

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Increased risk of sporadic desmoid tumor occurs in increased estrogen level (pregnancy) and surgical incisions (abdominal and thorasic). The frequency of desmoid tumors in the general population is 2.4 to 4.3 cases. The case is 30 year old woman with history of previous cesarean section. In fourth month of pregnancy,ultrasonography revealed a 5×7 cm mass in lower segment of the uterus(leiomyoma). The tumor diameter was 20 cm in term gestation. The time of cesarean , incision of skin was done above the umbilicus and below the sternum and incision of uterus was done from fondus vertically down. After delivery, the mass which was separated from uterus and located in the abdominal wall was extracted. The histological investigation diagnosed a desmoid tumor.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Obstetrics
Received: 2013/07/23 | Accepted: 2013/10/5 | Published: 2013/10/5