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Table 1 Review of pancreatic desmoid-type fibromatosis (DTF) a

From: Idiopathic desmoid-type fibromatosis of the pancreatic head: case report and literature review

Reference Gender Age (years) Symptoms and signs Lab findings CT features Tumor location Size (cm) Previous surgery Surgery Adjuvant treatment Recurrence Follow-up
Roggli et al. (1980) [6] M 0.3 Tachypnea, fever, anorexia, weight loss NA Solid Diffuse NA None Biopsy None NA DOD 7 days
Bruce et al. (1996) [7] M 38 Abdominal ache NA Solid Tail 5 × 4.5 × 2.1 Partial pancreatectomy Resection NA No ANED 24 months
Sedivy et al. (2002) [8] F 68 Weight loss, nausea Normal Solid Head 1.5 Pancreatic biopsy Resection NA NA NA
Nursal et a l. (2003) [9] F 25 Epigastric pain NA Solid Tail 8.5 × 5.0 None Biopsy Symptomatic NA NA
Nursal et al. (2003) [9] M 39 Epigastric pain NA Solid Tail 7.5 × 4.0 None Biopsy Symptomatic NA NA
Pho et al. (2005) [10]a M 17 Epigastric pain, weight loss NA Cystic Tail 2.8 × 4.2 None Resection Sulindac, tamoxifen, methotrexate, vinblastine Yes AWD 24 months
Weiss et al. (2006) [11] M 63 Epigastric pain, abdominal fullness Normal Solid Tail 6.5 × 5.3 Partial pancreatectomy Resection None No ANED 9 months
Amiot et al. (2008) [12] F 51 Epigastric pain, weight loss Normal Cystic Tail 6 None Resection None No ANED 12 months
Polistina et a l. (2010) [13] M 68 None Normal Cystic Tail 5 None Resection None No ANED 60 months
Present study (2013) M 41 Epigastric pain, weight loss Normal Cystic Head 1.9 None Resection None No ANED 24 months
  1. aAll cases were sporadic except for one patient with complicating FAP reported by Pho et al. [10]. CT, computed tomography; NA, not available; ANED, alive with no evidence of disease; AWD, alive with disease; DOD, dead of disease; NA, not available.