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CHRONIC COUGH IN A 10- YEAR OLD BOY AS A FIRST PRESENTATION OF INFLAMMATORY MYOFIBROBLASTIC TUMOR (IMT): A CASE REPORT     

Dr. Seyedi javad   Dr. Elmi Saghi  Dr. Elmi Sam  Dr. Zabolinejad Nona  Dr. Erfani Sayyar  Dr. Hiradfar Mehran Corresponding Author : Dr. Elmi Saghi 

Journal Title:International Journal of Medical Studies
Abstract


Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is a rare benign tumor with an unknown origin. Its clinical and radiological manifestations are variable and non specific, also half of them are asymptomatic while cough, hemoptysis, dyspnea are possible to see. Therefore diagnosis is too hard to establish unless an exactly evaluation by an expert pathologist on a biopsy from surgical resection .The standard treatment for diagnostic and therapeutic reasons is a complete resection whereas incomplete resection increases the risk of recurrence. Here we report a 10-year old boy with prolonged cough and collapse-consolidation in his chest x-ray who referred to our pediatric center in north east of Iran.                 Key words: Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor, cough, collapse, pediatric. 

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