Pediatric Surgery International

, Volume 24, Issue 5, pp 621–623 | Cite as

Primary colonic congenital infantile fibrosarcoma presenting as meconium peritonitis

  • Saleem Islam
  • Oliver S. Soldes
  • Robert Ruiz
  • James D. Geiger
Case Report


Congenital infantile fibrosarcoma is a rare soft tissue malignancy that occurs in both axial and extremity locations. We report a case of this tumor arising from the left colon in a newborn presenting with an intrauterine perforation and meconium peritonitis.


Meconium peritonitis Congenital infantile fibrosarcoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saleem Islam
    • 1
    • 3
  • Oliver S. Soldes
    • 1
  • Robert Ruiz
    • 2
  • James D. Geiger
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Pediatric SurgeryThe University of Michigan, CS Mott Children’s HospitalAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Section of Pediatric PathologyThe University of Michigan, CS Mott Children’s HospitalAnn ArborUSA
  3. 3.Department of Surgery, Pediatric SurgeryUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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