inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor


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inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor

heterogeneous group of morphologically similar lesions composed of myofibroblasts, plasma cells, and other chronic inflammatory cells. In children and young adults, occurs preferentially in soft tissue and viscera and shows clonal features. In adults, it may occur in any site and is usually not clonal.
See also: pseudotumor.
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Complete remission of ALK-negative plasma cell granuloma (inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor) of the lung induced by celecoxib: A case report and review of the literature.
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the urinary bladder managed by laparoscopic partial cystectomy.
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The patient described in the NEJM Brief Report is a 44-year-old man diagnosed in 2007 with inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT), a type of sarcoma that typically develops in the chest or abdomen in children and young adults.
Immunohistochemistry was performed to evaluate for the possibility of plasmacytosis, inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor [15], and IgG4related sclerosing disease [16].

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