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Hui-hui Zhang, Fan Qi, Xiong-bing Zu, Liang Xu, Long-fei Liu, Lin Qi
Med Sci Monit 2012; 18(8): CS63-66
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.