Removed desmoid tumor is it life threatening, here are pathology report findings?
My mother who is 67 years old has had a surgery to remove a tumor which was called desmoid tumor. Resection margin are free. No other remarkable changes could be detected according to the pathology report.
Most likely there is no families fap.
Please I want to know how dangerous it is on health and life considering its size, place and my mother’s age. And the chance of having fap considering her age and the place of the tumor (abdominal wall)
Gross :excision biopsy of soft tissue specimen 5×4 cm showing firm pale whitish mass 2×2 cm measuring 2 cm from nearest margin.
Microscopic: examination reveals infiltrative fibromatosis, consisting of interlacing spindle cell bundles, separated by collagenous stroma with mild cellular pleomorphism. Mitosis is not a marked feature. Some lymphocytic infiltration are seen. Besides blood vessels are well formed. Resection margin are free. No other remarkable changes could be detected.
Conclusion :desmoid tumor – infiltrative fibromatosis
Resection margin are free