Desmoid disease- hereditary


A rare inherited disorder characterized by the development of benign growths called desmoid tumors or fibromatoses. The growth usually occurs in the abdomen but can occur in the neck, chest, arms and legs. Symptoms vary depending on the size and location of the growths. Even thought the growths are benign the can cause localized damage and obstruction. The condition can stabilize or become progressively worse and ultimately lead to death. The tumors often develop after some sort of trauma such as abdominal surgery or childbirth .


* Pain * Abdominal pain * Bowel obstruction * Asymptomatic * Intestinal obstruction * Blood vessel compression * Ureteral compression * Abdominal mass


This medical information about signs and symptoms for Desmoid disease, hereditary has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Desmoid disease, hereditary signs or Desmoid disease, hereditary symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Desmoid disease, hereditary may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Desmoid disease, hereditary symptoms.


* Abdominal mass: Abdominal swelling with hard mass felt * Abdominal pain: A condition which is characterized by the sensation of pain that is located in the abdomen * Bowel obstruction: Blockage in the bowel of the digestive tract. * Death: The cessation of life