A RARE TUMOR OF THE MEDIASTINUM: INFLAMMATORY MYOFIBROBLASTIC TUMOR
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.
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