Disorders of the rectus abdominis muscle and sheath: A 22-year experience Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Abscess
  • Fibromatosis, Abdominal
  • Hematoma
  • Muscular Diseases
  • Rectus Abdominis

abstract

  • 1) RMS disease should be suspected in patients with a palpable abdominal mass and a history of familial adenomatous polyposis, trauma, anticoagulation, or vigorous coughing or exercise. 2) The most common non-neoplastic condition of the RMS is a hematoma. 3) The desmoid tumor is the most common neoplasm of the RMS. 4) Abdominal ultrasonography and CT readily distinguish RMS disease from intraabdominal pathology.

publication date

  • January 1995

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 7639236

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1313

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 90

number

  • 8