Infratemporal inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour with orbital extension.

  title={Infratemporal inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour with orbital extension.},
  author={Sing-Pey Chow and Alf L. Nastri and Thomas Hardy},
  journal={Clinical & experimental ophthalmology},
  volume={38 7},
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour (IMT) is a rare distinctive neoplasm of intermediate biological potential with a predilection for the abdominopelvic region and lung of children and young adults. It is histologically composed of spindle cells (myofibroblasts) in a myxoid to collagenous stroma with a prominent inflammatory infiltrate composed primarily of plasma cells and lymphocytes. Its pathogenesis is controversial. Arising most commonly in the lungs, only two cases of histopathologically… CONTINUE READING


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