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Successful treatment of giant retroperitoneal haemophilic pseudotumour
  1. Shuzhong Liu1,
  2. Xi Zhou1,
  3. An Song2,
  4. Zhen Huo3,
  5. Yipeng Wang1,
  6. Yong Liu1
  1. 1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
  2. 2 Key Laboratory of Endocrinology, Department of Endocrinology, National Health and Family Planning Commission, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
  3. 3 Department of Pathology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
  1. Correspondence to Professor Yong Liu, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100006, China; liuyong_pumch{at}163.com

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A 23-year-old man with a 21-year history of haemophilia A presented to our institution with aggravated abdominal pain. Ultrasonography demonstrated a giant retroperitoneal mass sized 30×25 cm. His medical treatment includes recombinant factor Ⅷ concentrate 800 IU almost once a week for the past 5 years and painkillers. A CT scan demonstrated the giant retroperitoneal haemophilic pseudotumour (figure 1A,B). Abdomino-pelvic imaging showed further irregularities including compression of adjacent organs and …

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