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Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of colon and duodenum: Metachronous, metastatic or local recurrence? An unusual presentation


1 Department of Pathology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Histopathology, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Laproscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi, India
4 Department of Radiology, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Shashi Dhawan,
Senior Consultant, Department of Histopathology, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jcrt.jcrt_258_22

Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is a tumefactive proliferation of spindled myofibroblastic cells admixed with inflammatory infiltrate. This tumor has a predilection for the involvement of visceral soft tissues and has a tendency for local recurrence. Occurrence of metastatic or metachronous IMTs is a rare presentation. We report a rare case of a 50-year-old man with metastatic IMTs in the colon and duodenum.


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