Cure of infantile myofibromatosis with severe respiratory complications without antitumour therapy

@article{Zeller1997CureOI,
  title={Cure of infantile myofibromatosis with severe respiratory complications without antitumour therapy},
  author={Bernward Zeller and Ingebj\org Storm-Mathisen and Bjarne Smevik and St{\aa}le Sund and K{\aa}re Danielsen and Sverre Olaf Lie},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={1997},
  volume={156},
  pages={841-844}
}
The prognosis of infantile myofibromatosis (IMF) depends on the organs involved: the prognosis is very poor if vital viscera are affected, but excellent if there is no visceral involvement. We report the case of a boy presenting with a pathological fracture at the age of 6 weeks. Progressive osteolytic lesions in the whole skeleton until the age of 8 months led to respiratory failure due to a softened thoracic wall requiring mechanical ventilation for 11 months. No pulmonary, laryngeal or other… CONTINUE READING

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The prognosis of infantile myofibromatosis ( IMF ) depends on the organs involved : the prognosis is very poor if vital viscera are affected , but excellent if there is no visceral involvement .
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The prognosis of infantile myofibromatosis ( IMF ) depends on the organs involved : the prognosis is very poor if vital viscera are affected , but excellent if there is no visceral involvement .
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