Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Urinary Bladder—A Case Report with Review of Literature


Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is a rare neoplasm with unknown malignant potential that has been described in most organ systems. We herein present a case of a young female who presented with macroscopic hematuria. An IMT of the urinary bladder which was not suspected after clinical, radiological and surgical work-up was diagnosed microscopically and confirmed by immunohistochemistry. A close clinical follow-up is recommended because of the unknown biological behavior of this tumor. A brief review of literature is also presented here.

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Deshmukh, M. , Pagey, R. , Galani, K. , Joshi, P. , Bitey, A. and Kotwal, M. (2014) Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Urinary Bladder—A Case Report with Review of Literature. Open Journal of Pathology, 4, 176-180. doi: 10.4236/ojpathology.2014.44023.

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