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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 131–133 | Cite as

Intrathoracic desmoid tumor in a child

  • L. M. Krause
  • W. L. Schey
  • A. Bassuk
  • P. Shrock
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Abstract

The case history of a child with an intrathoracic desmoid tumor is presented. The insidious nature of the tumor's development and its possible relationship to previous surgery are noted. Desmoid tumors are rare in the childhood population and an intrathoracic site as the origin of one has not been reported previously.

Keywords

Public Health Case History Desmoid Tumor Childhood Population 
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© Springer-Verlag 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. M. Krause
    • 1
  • W. L. Schey
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Bassuk
    • 3
  • P. Shrock
  1. 1.Michael Reese Hospital and Medical CenterUniversity of ChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pediatrics and Radiology, Pritzker School of MedicineUniversity of ChicagoUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryChildren's Memorial HospitalChicagoUSA

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