Pelvic neurofibroma

  • Girish D. Bakhshi | gdbakhshi@yahoo.com Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai, India.
  • Mukund B. Tayade Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai, India.
  • Rajesh B. Yadav Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai, India.
  • Kavita V. Jadhav Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai, India.
  • Sachin S. Shenoy Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai, India.
  • Margi V. Amin Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai, India.

Abstract

A 58-year old male presented with a hard lump in lower abdomen extending into pelvis. Clinical examination and computed tomography scan revealed pelvic retroperitoneal mass. Patient underwent exploratory laparotomy - revealing a well encapsulated retroperitoneal mass extending up to coccyx, posterior to the urinary bladder. It had displaced the recto-sigmoid colon and urinary bladder to the right. Histopathological findings revealed a neurofibroma. Pelvic neurofibromas are known to arise from certain pelvic organ. However, present case ruled out any organ involvement both on imaging and intraoperatively. This shows that these tumors can arise de novo also. A brief case report and review of literature is presented.

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Author Biographies

Girish D. Bakhshi, Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai

Associate Professor

Mukund B. Tayade, Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai

Professor & Head

Rajesh B. Yadav, Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai

Assistant Professor

Kavita V. Jadhav, Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai

Assistant Profesor

Sachin S. Shenoy, Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai

Assistant Profesor

Margi V. Amin, Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai

Chief Resident

Published
2014-11-24
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Keywords:
neurofibroma, pelvis, retroperitoneum.
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Bakhshi, G. D., Tayade, M. B., Yadav, R. B., Jadhav, K. V., Shenoy, S. S., & Amin, M. V. (2014). Pelvic neurofibroma. Clinics and Practice, 4(3). https://doi.org/10.4081/cp.2014.660