Desmoid tumors are non-metastatic mesenchymal tumors with an aggressive local growth. Depending on the anatomic location, morbidity varies. We report of a patient with a desmoid tumor of the right shoulder which was treated in our department by surgical excision, plastic-surgical wound closure and postoperative adjuvant radiation.
|Translated title of the contribution||A rare desmoid tumor of the shoulder - excision, implantation of brachytherapy applicators and wound closure by pedicle musculus latissimus dorsi flap|
|Journal||GMS German Medical Science|
|Publication status||Published - 01.01.2011|