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Desmoid tumor - Thigh - Photomicrograph
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Desmoid tumor - Thigh - Photomicrograph
  • Case ID: 249
  • Classic Case: true
  • Diagnosis: Desmoid tumor
  • Category: Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Category Type: Fibrous
  • Category Sub Type: Benign
  • Location: Thigh
  • Age: 50
  • Sex: M
  • Treatment: Resection
  • Image ID: 2024
  • Image Type: Photomicrograph
  • Images relating to this case: 2018 , 2019 , 2020 , 2021 , 2022 , 2023 , 2024.

High power photomicrograph demonstrates in better detail the dense collagen fiber with benign-appearing spindle cell nuclei and no evidence of mitotic figures. Because of the aggressive nature of this lesion, following the surgical resection the patient was treated with 5000 gray radiation therapy. There was no recurrence three years later.


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