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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
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  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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  •  Pediatric Surgery
  •  Emergency Surgery
  •  Endocrine Surgery
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  •  Neurological Surgery
  •  Ophthalmic Surgery
  •  Urology
  •  Surgical Oncology


Citation: Clin Surg. 2016;1(1):1188.Case Report | Open Access

Sporadic Mesenteric Fibromatosis Presenting as Intra-Abdominal Sepsis

Hunter Nolen, Kulvinder S. Bajwa, Sheilendra S. Mehta, Peter A. Walker, M. Elaine Kling and Shinil K. Shah

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

*Correspondance to: Shinil K Shah 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.1188


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.


Cite the article

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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