A rare, aggressive sarcoma that often develops in the abdominal cavity, although it can also arise elsewhere. The disease commonly affects adolescents and young adults, mostly male. It's name means that it is formed by small, round cancer cells surrounded by scar-like tissue.

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The Doctors Doctor: Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor
Description of disease, clinical reports, histogolical types, differential diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.
Radiology: Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor of the Abdomen
Provides information about gastrointestinal imaging for tumor. Includes abstract, methods, results, discussion, and images.
Wiki: DSRCT
Collaborative resource for patients with this disease, includes charts, medical facilities, oncologists, treatments, groupings, and lists.
Yahoo Group: Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor
Provides support and shares information about disease and treatment options.
Bioline: DSRCT - Extra Abdominal and Abdominal Presentations
Discussion about unusual presentation of the disease, possible markers, and the results of treatment. (April 02, 2005)
Cytojournal: Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumour
Provides information about the cytological and immunocytochemical features of the tumour. Includes pictures, abstract, introduction, materials used, results, and discussion. (March 18, 2005)
PubMed: Results of Multimodal Treatment for Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumors
Article examined aggressive treatment of 66 patients with disease, includes results of study and conclusion. Full article available with subscription. (January 01, 2005)
AJR Online: Report of CT Findings in 11 Affected Children and Young Adults
Report about DSRCT includes common location of tumors, appearance, differentials, images, discussion and study results. (February 13, 2004)
JCO: Unusual Abdominal Tumors
Includes brief overview of disease, prognosis, and images of the tumor. (March 01, 2003)
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