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Korean J Urol Oncol > Volume 1(2); 2003 > Article
The Korean Journal of Urological Oncology 2003;1(2): 219-221.
Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Bladder
Daeyeon Cho , Jaesang Oh , Hongseok Park , Jejong Kim , Jun Cheon
Department of Urology, Korea University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Published online: June 30, 2003.
We present a case of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor(IMT) of the bladder in a adolescence. This rare disorder may be initially misdiagnosed as malignancy. In IMT, unnecessary radical surgery should be avoided. We reviewed the clinical features and microscopic, ultrastructural, and immunohistochemical characteristics of IMT. The most appropriate management is conservative open surgery or transurethral resection with close long-term follow-up. (Korean J Uro-Oncol 2003;1:219-221)
Key Words: Bladder tumor; Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor; Hematuria
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