A RARE TUMOR OF THE MEDIASTINUM: INFLAMMATORY MYOFIBROBLASTIC TUMOR

Adil ARSALANE

Abstract


Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor arising in the mediastinum is rare. We report a case of 56-year-old woman that had a mediastinal mass  discovered after a long complains of chest discomfort. Chest contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) showed a heterogeneously enhanced   mass in the middle mediastinum The  diagnosis was confirmed by histopathology and immunohistochemical study   after surgical resection through a thoracotomy   The patient was well and had no recurrence 6 months after surgery.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15342%2Fijms.v6i0.252

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