Desmoplastic fibroma/Desmoid tumour

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Desmoplastic fibroma/Desmoid tumour:
Rare. Locally aggressive and does not metastasise. Involve bone and/or soft tissue.
Tibia and fibula are common sites.
X-ray – lesion located in metaphysis or diaphysis – surrounded by thin margin of minimally reactive bone – may have a trabeculated appearance.
Treatment – wide excision followed b y radiotherapy.

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