Ji-Hyun Noh,Mi-Seon Kim,Myung-Chul Jung,Yong-Bong Kim
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
This report describes an 18-year-old woman presenting with abdominal distension, left flank pain, and hypertension. She had a huge abdominal mass, diagnosed as a mesenteric desmoid-type fibromatosis, causing compression of the left external iliac vessels and ureter, as well as elevated renin concentration and hypertension. After surgical removal of the mass, all signs improved including hypertension.