Deep neck fibromatosis after diskectomy and cervical fusion: Case series and review of the literature

Eduardo A. Lacayo, Christine M. Glastonbury, Jenny K. Hoang, Kelly R. Magliocca, Kenneth L. Hill, Patricia A. Hudgins

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. 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. CONCLUSION. 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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1068-1072
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume206
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Lacayo, E. A., Glastonbury, C. M., Hoang, J. K., Magliocca, K. R., Hill, K. L., & Hudgins, P. A. (2016). Deep neck fibromatosis after diskectomy and cervical fusion: Case series and review of the literature. American Journal of Roentgenology, 206(5), 1068-1072. https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.15.14864