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J R Soc Med. 1996 March; 89(3): 169P–170P.
PMCID: PMC1295706

Uretric obstruction in Gardener's syndrome.

Abstract

Desmoid tumours in Gardener's syndrome are a rare cause of ureteric obstruction. We report two cases of ureteric obstruction caused by desmoids, in a mother and daughter.

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