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Treatment of desmoid tumours in Gardner's syndrome.
  1. C G Eden,
  2. N M Breach,
  3. P Goldstraw
  1. Royal Brompton and National Heart and Lung Hospital, London.


    A 24 year old woman with Gardner's syndrome developed a massive chest wall desmoid tumour, which required radical excision and prosthetic reconstruction. In view of the local aggressiveness of this tumour and the fact that it does not metastasize a policy of radical surgery when possible is recommended.

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