Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the orbit.

PMID:17728559
Polito E , Pichierri P , Loffredo A , Moramarco A , Occhini R
Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift für Augenheilkunde
The authors describe an unusual case of orbital inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) in a 17-year-old patient who presented with a painful exophthalmos of the left eye. After complete surgical excision, the mass was diagnosed as an IMT based on morphological and immunohistochemical features. No tumor recurrence was evident during 28-month follow-up. The authors discuss histopathological and immunohistochemical characteristics and review the literature of orbital IMT.


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