Revista Cubana de Ortopedia y Traumatología
On-line version ISSN 1561-3100
ESCARPANTER BULIES, Julio César; YERO GARCIA, Iguer; LOPEZ POZAS, Moisés and VILAPLANA SANTALO, Carlos. Desmoplastic fribroma. Rev Cubana Ortop Traumatol [online]. 2010, vol.24, n.2, pp. 101-109. ISSN 1561-3100.
This is the case of patient seen in Bolivia in the "Colaborador de la Paz" Clinic presenting a tumor in right foot resected in two occasions with a in situ almost immediate relapse and a non-satisfactory evolution. To resect the tumorous process, identified like a extra-abdominal desmoid tumor by prior biopsies and by clinic and also by the complementary examinations it was necessary amputation type Syme remaining an stump that after rehabilitation was useful to walk and in the usual functions of the patient who could to go back to its previous work.
Keywords : Fibromatosis; desmoplastic fribroma; desmoid tumor; Syme's amputation.