Intra-abdominal fibromatosis is a rare benign tumor which can pose challenges in its management because of its local aggressive invasion and propensity for high recurrence. Here we report the case of a young woman who presented with a large intra-abdominal tumor with bilateral ureteric compression. This case highlights the risks of surgical intervention, the limitations of radiotherapy and subsequent complications that can develop over the years in such patients.
Fibromatosis, desmoid tumor, ureteric compression, hydronephrosis, vesico-colonic fistula
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Krishnaswamy P, Ramarajapalli M, Nandyala S. Intra-abdominal fibromatosis with vesico-colonic fistula: case of a benign disease running a malignant course. Proc Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Dec 31;3(3):Article 3 [14 p.]. https://doi.org/10.17077/2154-4751.1202. Free full text article.