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eISSN: 1643-3750

Recurrence of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor in bladder secondary to prostate treated with laparoscopic radical cystectomy

Hui-hui Zhang, Fan Qi, Xiong-bing Zu, Liang Xu, Long-fei Liu, Lin Qi

Med Sci Monit 2012; 18(8): CS63-66

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.883255

Published: 2012-08-01


Background:    Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is a rare borderline tumor. The nomenclature of this disease is confused in the literature.
    Case Report:    In this report, the case of a 62-year-old man with IMT recurrence of bladder secondary to prostate is presented. The possible etiology of IMT is discussed, along with its clinical manifestation and pathological features. The patient received a laparoscopic bladder radical resection. The pathology finding demonstrated the diagnosis of IMT and no regional lymph node involvement.
    Conclusions:    IMT is a borderline tumor and unlikely to metastasize to regional lymph nodes. The patient has been observed for 2 years without recurrence.

Keywords: Prostatic Neoplasms - radiography, Neoplasms, Muscle Tissue - surgery, Neoplasm Recurrence, Local - secondary, Middle Aged, Male, Laparoscopy, Inflammation - pathology, Humans, Follow-Up Studies, Cystectomy, Recurrence, Tomography, X-Ray Computed, Urinary Bladder - surgery, Urinary Bladder Neoplasms - surgery



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