Pediatric endobronchial inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor: a case report and review of the literature

  • Leilei Liu Department of Radiology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, China.
  • Xianglei Kong Department of Radiology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, China.
  • Xiaoqian Lu Department of Radiology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, China.
  • Dianbo Cao | caotianbo@126.com Department of Radiology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, China.

Abstract

Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) belongs to the group of soft tissue tumor and could occur at any anatomical site from the central nervous system to gastrointestinal tract. The lung and abdomen are commonly affected sites, however, pulmonary IMT is predominantly located within the parenchyma rather than presenting as endobronchial lesion. IMTs may occur in any age group, but they are observed most commonly in children and adolescents. Here, we present a case of IMT arising from the left main stem bronchus in a 10-year-old girl.

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Dianbo Cao, Department of Radiology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun
Department of Radiology
Published
2016-12-07
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Keywords:
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor, pediatric, endobronchial.
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How to Cite
Liu, L., Kong, X., Lu, X., & Cao, D. (2016). Pediatric endobronchial inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor: a case report and review of the literature. Clinics and Practice, 6(4). https://doi.org/10.4081/cp.2016.853