Clin Surg | Volume 1, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Sporadic Mesenteric Fibromatosis Presenting as Intra-Abdominal Sepsis

Hunter Nolen1, Kulvinder S. Bajwa1, Sheilendra S. Mehta1, Peter A. Walker1, M. Elaine Kling2 and Shinil K. Shah1,3*

1Department of Surgery, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
2Department of Pathology and Laboratory Science, Memorial Hermann Hospital System, USA
3Michael E DeBakey Institute of Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, USA

*Correspondance to: Shinil K Shah 

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Abstract

We report an unusual case of mesenteric fibromatosis, a desmoid tumor, mimicking a left upper quadrant abscess, presenting as sepsis and colonic pseudo-obstruction. The authors review the presentation, workup and suggested treatment strategies for this rare tumor.

Citation:

Nolen H, Bajwa KS, Mehta SS, Walker PA, Kling ME, Shah SK. Sporadic Mesenteric Fibromatosis Presenting as Intra-Abdominal Sepsis. Clin Surg. 2016; 1: 1188.

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