Intra-abdominal desmoid tumors mimicking gastrointestinal stromal tumors — 8 cases: A case report
Jwa Hoon Kim, Min-Hee Ryu, Yoon-Koo Kang, Department of Oncology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul 05505, South Korea
Young Soo Park, Department of Pathology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul 05505, South Korea
Hyun Jin Kim, Hyojung Park, Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul 05505, South Korea
Author contributions: Kang YK designed the research; Kim JH and Ryu MH performed the research; Park YS contributed to analysis of the pathology data; Kim HJ and Park H contributed to analysis of the radiology data; Kim JH wrote the paper.
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Corresponding author: Yoon-Koo Kang, MD, PhD, Doctor, Department of Oncology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 88, Olympic-ro 43-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul 05505, South Korea. email@example.com
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Received: December 31, 2018
Peer-review started: January 3, 2019
First decision: February 13, 2019
Revised: February 22, 2019
Accepted: March 1, 2019
Article in press: March 2, 2019
Published online: April 28, 2019