Head and neck inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT): evaluation of clinicopathologic and prognostic features.

@article{Ong2012HeadAN,
  title={Head and neck inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT): evaluation of clinicopathologic and prognostic features.},
  author={Hui Shan Ong and Tong Ji and Chen Ping Zhang and Jiang Li and Li zhen Wang and R. R. Li and Jian Sun and Chun Yue Ma},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={
          141-8
        }
}
Owing to rarity and awareness deficiency towards inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT), we sought to review on its clinicopathological features; arising awareness to achieve early diagnosis; exploring prognostic factors and then establishing a treatment protocol. Retrospective study was performed on patients with histological proven IMT between January 2003 and December 2010. Their demographic data, clinical and histological presentations were recorded. Overall survival (OS) and progression… CONTINUE READING
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