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Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the midesophagus.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Fetal and pediatric pathology
Publication Date
Volume
26
Issue
5-6
Pages
243–254
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1080/15513810801893421
PMID: 18363157
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

An inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMFT) is a rare entity that can arise in a multiplicity of organs including the lung, liver, and at any location within the gastrointestinal tract. Typically, an IMFT presents as a localized mass with clinical symptoms dependent upon its site of origin. IMFTs pathologically resemble a neoplastic process but are theorized to arise from an unknown inflammatory event. We present a case of a midesophageal IMFT in a 12-year-old female.

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