Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumour of Lung, A Rare Entity
Inflammatory fibroblastic tumour of lung is a rare mesenchymal tumour usually affecting the children and young adults. It is usually considered as a benign entity however it has high potential for recurrence and local invasion. Exact pathogenesis of tumour is not known. Complete surgical excision is the treatment of choice. Due to high chance of recurrence, patients are usually kept on close follow up. Here we present a case of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour of lung , who presented with history of pain and shortness of breath.She was diagnosed a case of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour with the help of CT scan chest and CT Guided biopsy.She underwent right sided pneumonectomy and remained symptom free on follow up.
Key Words. Inflammatory, Myofibroblasts, Pneumonectomy, Tumour.
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