Deep Neck Fibromatosis After Diskectomy and Cervical Fusion: Case Series and Review of the Literature.

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Journal Article (Review)

The objective of our study was to report head and neck deep fibromatosis as part of the differential diagnosis of a firm painful neck mass after cervical fusion and diskectomy.Although they are rare tumors, fibromatosis tumors or desmoid tumors should be considered in a patient with a painful neck mass; a history of cervical spine surgery; and MRI findings showing a large, avidly enhancing, heterogeneous mass adjacent to surgical hardware that is hyperintense on T2-weighted imaging.

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Cited Authors

  • Lacayo, EA; Glastonbury, CM; Hoang, JK; Magliocca, KR; Hill, KL; Hudgins, PA

Published Date

  • May 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 206 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1068 - 1072

PubMed ID

  • 26914791

Pubmed Central ID

  • 26914791

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1546-3141

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0361-803X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/ajr.15.14864

Language

  • eng