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Mesenteric desmoid tumours in Gardner's syndrome--review of medical treatments.
  1. B. A. Eagel,
  2. P. Zentler-Munro,
  3. I. E. Smith
  1. Department of Medicine, New Britain General Hospital, Connecticut 06050.

    Abstract

    Gardner's syndrome comprises a triad of polyposis coli, osteomata and soft tissue tumours including desmoid tumours which can often present difficult problems in management. We report a patient with Gardner's syndrome treated with tamoxifen and medroxyprogesterone acetate. The literature on this rare syndrome and its management is reviewed.

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