Pulmonary inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor invading the gastroesophageal junction.

@article{Chow2010PulmonaryIM,
  title={Pulmonary inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor invading the gastroesophageal junction.},
  author={Simon C. Chow and A Seydkhani Nahal and Serge Mayrand and Lorenzo E. Ferri},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={89 5},
  pages={
          1659-61
        }
}
Pulmonary inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors are rare neoplasms of intermediate malignant potential. Most patients are asymptomatic and present with incidental findings on imaging. Dysphagia due to direct invasion into the esophagus is an extremely rare presentation of this uncommon tumor. The diagnosis is difficult to make preoperatively. Complete surgical resection offers the best chance of cure. We describe a 27-year-old man who presented with progressive dysphagia and the diagnosis was… CONTINUE READING