Successful surgical management of a rare esophageal inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour: a case report

@inproceedings{Khakural2015SuccessfulSM,
  title={Successful surgical management of a rare esophageal inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour: a case report},
  author={Prabhat Khakural and Ranjan Sapkota and Uttam Krishna Shrestha and Prakash Sayami},
  booktitle={Journal of cardiothoracic surgery},
  year={2015}
}
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour (IMT) is an uncommon mesenchymal tumour, which can occur anywhere in the body, rarely in esophagus. Mostly, the diagnosis is postoperative, after the hispathological evaluation of the specimen. There are no definite guidelines regarding the diagnosis and management. Here, we report a 60 year old lady presenting with dysphagia, diagnosed to have a submucosal esophageal tumor with Barium esophagogram and contrast enhanced computed tomography. She was managed… CONTINUE READING
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