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Inflammatory myofibroblatic tumor

Jun Zhou, Guozhong Jiang, Dandan Zhang, Lan Zhang, Jingjing Xu, Shenglei Li, Wencai Li, Yihui Ma, Ahong Zhao, Zhihua Zhao
A case of epithelioid inflammatory myofibroblastic scarcoma (EIMS) developing in an 8-year-old boy who presented with a bulky intra-abdominal occupying lesion with recurrence undergoing a radical resection was reported. Histologically, the tumor cells arranged in cords, strands or sheets of round-to-epithelioid cells with a vesicular nuclear chromatin pattern, prominent nucleoli and weakly eosinophic or basophilic cytoplasm embedded in the abundant myxoid stroma with lymphocytes infiltration. They were positive for ALK, Desmin, SMA, CD30, but negative for AE1/AE3, LCA, CD2, CD3, CD5, CD7, S-100, CD34, CD31, EMA, MyoD1, and myogenin...
2015: International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology
Aida Goucha Chabbi, Nadra el Aouni Ben Mena, Wafa Rekik, Boutheina Debbabi, Slim Touati, Ahmed El may, Amor Gamoudi
BACKGROUND: Inflammatory myofibroblatic tumor is a recently caracterized solid mesenchymal tumor. They are frequently localised in the lung. However, the head and neck forms are uncommon. AIM: To report a new case of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the larynx. CASE REPORT: This 47-year old man presented with dysphonia without dyspnea. Laryngoscopy showed a tumor of anterior vocal cord. CT scan of larynx confirmed diagnosis. The patient had a cordectomy...
December 2010: La Tunisie Médicale
D Chatelain, M Brevet, D Fuks, T Yzet, P Verhaeghe, J-M Regimbeau, G Lauwers, H Sevestre
We report the rare occurrence of an inflammatory fibroid polyp of the appendix. The lesion was diagnosed in a 33-year-old woman presenting with abdominal pain, fever and localized tenderness in right iliac fossa on abdominal palpation. CT-scan showed an 8 cm appendiceal mass and a laparoscopic appendectomy was consequently performed. On microscopic examination, the tumor consisted of spindle cells dispersed in a loose fibromyxoid stroma containing numerous blood cells and inflammatory cells with abundant eosinophils...
March 2008: Gastroentérologie Clinique et Biologique
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