Congenital fibrosarcoma of the bowel: Sonographic description of a rare case of neonatal intestinal obstruction

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Abstract

A case of localization in the bowel of congenital fibrosarcoma (a rare soft-tissue tumor usually occurring in the extremities) causing intestinal obstruction in a newborn girl is described. A focal thickening of the ileal wall with features mimicking intussusception was identified at sonography; the final diagnosis was achieved by means of molecular analysis after surgical removal of the mass. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Clin Ultrasound42:363–366, 2014

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