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Abdominal Wall Neoplasms
R. Brooke Jeffrey, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Definitions

                • Benign or malignant abdominal wall tumor not arising from or metastatic to normal constituents of abdominal wall, including skin, subcutaneous fat, or muscle

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Imaging Recommendations

                  • Radiographic Findings

                    • CT Findings

                      • MR Findings

                        • Ultrasonographic Findings

                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                            PATHOLOGY

                            • General Features

                              • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                  • Microscopic Features

                                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                                    • Presentation

                                      • Demographics

                                        • Natural History & Prognosis

                                          • Treatment

                                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                            • Consider

                                              • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                Selected References

                                                1. Garg PK et al: Subcutaneous and breast metastasis from asymptomatic gallbladder carcinoma. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int. 8(2):209-11, 2009
                                                2. Liu SY et al: Needle track seeding: a real hazard after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for colorectal liver metastasis. World J Gastroenterol. 15(13):1653-5, 2009
                                                3. Zivanovic O et al: The rate of port-site metastases after 2251 laparoscopic procedures in women with underlying malignant disease. Gynecol Oncol. 111(3):431-7, 2008
                                                4. Grouwels P et al: Abdominal wall desmoid tumor. JBR-BTR. 90(3):190-1, 2007
                                                5. Kreuzberg B et al: Diagnostic problems of abdominal desmoid tumors in various locations. Eur J Radiol. 62(2):180-5, 2007
                                                6. Lee JC et al: Aggressive fibromatosis: MRI features with pathologic correlation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 186(1):247-54, 2006
                                                7. Schlemmer M: Desmoid tumors and deep fibromatoses. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 19(3):565-71, vii-viii, 2005
                                                8. Teo HE et al: Case 84: desmoid tumor of the abdominal wall. Radiology. 236(1):81-4, 2005
                                                9. Carmignani CP et al: Regional lymph node metastasis from port site implants after laparoscopic surgery. Surg Endosc. 18(12):1818, 2004
                                                10. Huang KG et al: Management of port-site metastasis after laparoscopic surgery for ovarian cancer. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 189(1):16-21, 2003
                                                11. Overhaus M et al: Desmoid tumors of the abdominal wall: A case report. World J Surg Oncol. 1(1):11, 2003
                                                12. Kaplan DB et al: Desmoid tumor arising in a laparoscopic trocar site. Am Surg. 64(5):388-90, 1998
                                                13. Ichikawa T et al: Abdominal wall desmoid mimicking intra-abdominal mass: MR features. Magn Reson Imaging. 12(3):541-4, 1994
                                                14. Loccufier A et al: Gardner syndrome and desmoid tumors. Acta Chir Belg. 93(5):230-2, 1993
                                                15. Bloom RA et al: Abdominal wall lipoma--CT and MRI appearance. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 15(1):37-9, 1991
                                                16. Magid D et al: Desmoid tumors in Gardner syndrome: use of computed tomography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 142(6):1141-5, 1984
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                                                KEY FACTS

                                                • Terminology

                                                  • Imaging

                                                    • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                      • Pathology

                                                        • Clinical Issues

                                                          • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                                            • Definitions

                                                              • Benign or malignant abdominal wall tumor not arising from or metastatic to normal constituents of abdominal wall, including skin, subcutaneous fat, or muscle

                                                            IMAGING

                                                            • General Features

                                                              • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                • Radiographic Findings

                                                                  • CT Findings

                                                                    • MR Findings

                                                                      • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                          PATHOLOGY

                                                                          • General Features

                                                                            • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                              • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                                • Microscopic Features

                                                                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                                  • Presentation

                                                                                    • Demographics

                                                                                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                                        • Treatment

                                                                                          DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                          • Consider

                                                                                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                              Selected References

                                                                                              1. Garg PK et al: Subcutaneous and breast metastasis from asymptomatic gallbladder carcinoma. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int. 8(2):209-11, 2009
                                                                                              2. Liu SY et al: Needle track seeding: a real hazard after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for colorectal liver metastasis. World J Gastroenterol. 15(13):1653-5, 2009
                                                                                              3. Zivanovic O et al: The rate of port-site metastases after 2251 laparoscopic procedures in women with underlying malignant disease. Gynecol Oncol. 111(3):431-7, 2008
                                                                                              4. Grouwels P et al: Abdominal wall desmoid tumor. JBR-BTR. 90(3):190-1, 2007
                                                                                              5. Kreuzberg B et al: Diagnostic problems of abdominal desmoid tumors in various locations. Eur J Radiol. 62(2):180-5, 2007
                                                                                              6. Lee JC et al: Aggressive fibromatosis: MRI features with pathologic correlation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 186(1):247-54, 2006
                                                                                              7. Schlemmer M: Desmoid tumors and deep fibromatoses. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 19(3):565-71, vii-viii, 2005
                                                                                              8. Teo HE et al: Case 84: desmoid tumor of the abdominal wall. Radiology. 236(1):81-4, 2005
                                                                                              9. Carmignani CP et al: Regional lymph node metastasis from port site implants after laparoscopic surgery. Surg Endosc. 18(12):1818, 2004
                                                                                              10. Huang KG et al: Management of port-site metastasis after laparoscopic surgery for ovarian cancer. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 189(1):16-21, 2003
                                                                                              11. Overhaus M et al: Desmoid tumors of the abdominal wall: A case report. World J Surg Oncol. 1(1):11, 2003
                                                                                              12. Kaplan DB et al: Desmoid tumor arising in a laparoscopic trocar site. Am Surg. 64(5):388-90, 1998
                                                                                              13. Ichikawa T et al: Abdominal wall desmoid mimicking intra-abdominal mass: MR features. Magn Reson Imaging. 12(3):541-4, 1994
                                                                                              14. Loccufier A et al: Gardner syndrome and desmoid tumors. Acta Chir Belg. 93(5):230-2, 1993
                                                                                              15. Bloom RA et al: Abdominal wall lipoma--CT and MRI appearance. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 15(1):37-9, 1991
                                                                                              16. Magid D et al: Desmoid tumors in Gardner syndrome: use of computed tomography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 142(6):1141-5, 1984