Clin Surg | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Stomach: A Rare Case Report in a 10-Year-Old Girl

Mithat Gunaydin1*, A. Gazi Kalayci3, Unal Bicakci2, Burak Tander2, B. Dilek Demirel2, Bilge Can Meydan4, Meltem Ceyhan5 and Riza Rizalar6

1Department of Pediatric Surgery, Private Avicenna Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Faculty of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
3Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Faculty of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
4Department of Pathology, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Faculty of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
5Department of Pediatric Radiology, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Faculty of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
6Department of Pediatric Surgery, Medipol University, Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

*Correspondance to: Mithat Gunaydin 

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Abstract

Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor (IMT), also called inflammatory pseudo tumor, is a rare childhood disease that can mimic malignancy. The etiology is not fully understood. It is usually diagnosed with histopathological examination performed after mass excision. In this case report, we present a rare case of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the stomach.

Citation:

Gunaydin M, Kalayci AG, Bicakci U, Tander B, Demirel BD, Meydan BC. Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Stomach: A Rare Case Report in a 10-Year-Old Girl. Clin Surg. 2017; 2: 1811.

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