Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the uterus: a clinicopathologic study of 6 cases emphasizing distinction from aggressive mesenchymal tumors.

@article{Rabban2005InflammatoryMT,
  title={Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the uterus: a clinicopathologic study of 6 cases emphasizing distinction from aggressive mesenchymal tumors.},
  author={Joseph T. Rabban and Charles J Zaloudek and Kris M. Shekitka and Fattaneh A. Tavassoli},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2005},
  volume={29 10},
  pages={1348-55}
}
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is an indolent spindle cell proliferation that can histologically resemble various malignant mesenchymal neoplasms; however, it generally behaves as a benign or locally recurrent tumor. Most IMTs involve the lung, mesentery, omentum, or retroperitoneum. We report the clinical and pathologic features of six IMTs of the uterus, one of which was included in a previous report, and emphasize the histologic and immunohistochemical features that distinguish… CONTINUE READING
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