Annals of Thoracic Medicine
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2009  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 146--148

Huge intrathoracic desmoid tumor


Majdi Ibrahim, Hasan Sandogji, Abdullah Allam 
 Department of Thoracic Surgery, King Fahad Hospital, Almadinah Almunawarah, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Hasan Sandogji
King Fahad Hospital, Almadinah Almunawarah
Saudi Arabia

Desmoid tumors are soft-tissue neoplasms arising from fascial or musculo-aponeurotic structures. Most reported thoracic desmoid tumors originate from the chest wall. However, intrathoracic desmoid tumors are rare. We present a case of a 35-year-old male patient complaining of mild shortness of breath. The patient was diagnosed to have a huge intrathoracic desmoid tumor, which was successfully resected.


How to cite this article:
Ibrahim M, Sandogji H, Allam A. Huge intrathoracic desmoid tumor.Ann Thorac Med 2009;4:146-148


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Ibrahim M, Sandogji H, Allam A. Huge intrathoracic desmoid tumor. Ann Thorac Med [serial online] 2009 [cited 2019 Dec 15 ];4:146-148
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