volume 39, issue 2, P141-144 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.11.015
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Ali Modarressi, Giorgio Pietramaggiori, Thierry Bezzola, Sylvain Lacroix, Michel Richter, Benedict Rilliet, Brigitte Pittet

Abstract: Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumours (IMT) are rare, challenging lesions with respect to differential diagnosis, biological behaviour and treatment. We reviewed the literature and report a unique case of a large (9 × 8 × 8 cm) IMT in the nasal region of a 6-year-old girl responsible for important facial deformation. Following surgical resection, without any craniofacial reconstruction, the dysmorphism regressed spontaneously with a good result at 2 years of follow-up. To date, this is the largest IMT reported.…

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