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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 239-241

Intra-abdominal infantile inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors: A report of three cases


1 Department of Pathology, K P C Medical College Hospital Campus, Jadavpur, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Pathology, I.P.G.M.E and R, A J C Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
3 Department of Paediatric Surgery, K P C Medical College Hospital Campus, Jadavpur, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Shatavisha Das Gupta
15A/7, East Road, Santoshpur, Kolkata - 700 075, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.142020

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Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor occurring at intra-abdominal sites in children can be confused with malignancy because of its large size and location. It is a tumor classified as 'intermediate' between benign and malignant, but usually benign, with a strong tendency for recurrence. Treatment is surgical excision. Here, we present a brief outline of three such cases presenting as abdominal mass in infants.






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