Current Update on Desmoid Fibromatosis

Dhakshinamoorthy Ganeshan*, Behrang Amini, Paul Nikolaidis, Matthew Assing, Raghunandan Vikram

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Objective The purpose of this article is to review the etiopathogenesis, molecular cytogenetics, histopathology, clinical features, and multimodality imaging features of desmoid fibromatosis. Recent advances in the management of desmoid fibromatosis will also be discussed. Conclusions Desmoid fibromatosis is a rare soft tissue neoplasm with a high incidence of local recurrence. Imaging plays an important role in the diagnosis and management of this disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)29-38
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • CT
  • MR
  • desmoid fibromatosis
  • ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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