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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 357-359

Mesenteric fibromatosis presenting as an irreducible inguinal hernia


Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Faisal A Alsaif
Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-3767.84498

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Mesenteric fibromatosis is a rare benign tumor of the abdominal cavity. It can present as a sporadic case or as a part of polyposis syndromes. It often infiltrates surrounding structures but rarely metastasizes. Surgical resection is the treatment of choice. The following is a case report of a mesenteric fibromatosis mass presenting as an irreducible inguinal hernia.


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