Ann Dermatol.  2010 Nov;22(4):418-421. 10.5021/ad.2010.22.4.418.

A Case of Gardner's Syndrome Associated with Desmoid Tumor

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  • 1Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea. ivymyung@hanmail.net

Abstract

Desmoid tumors are uncommon benign neoplasm of the fibroblasts. They occur rarely in the general population, but they are comparatively common in patients with familial polyposis coli with or without other elements of Gardner's syndrome. Herein, we report a 16-year-old woman with Gardner's syndrome complicated by desmoid tumors on the right subscapular area.

Keyword

Desmoid tumor; Familial polyposis coli; Gardner's syndrome
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