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Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour of the tonsil: case report and literature review.
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PMID:  21277554     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour (inflammatory pseudotumor) is an idiopathic lesion, rare in the head and neck, of unknown aetiology. It is primarily a soft tissue, lung and orbital condition. In the world literature, only two cases with tonsillar disease have been found. We report a case of a 10-year-old girl admitted to our hospital with clinical complaints of pain in the neck region, cough with vomiting, dyspnoea and dyslexia. Clinical examination revealed halitosis and a neoformation dependent on the left tonsil. Bilateral tonsillectomy was performed.
Authors:
Peter Grube-Pagola; Daniel Carrasco-Daza; Georgia Alderete-Vázquez; Juan Gutiérrez-Butanda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-1-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta otorrinolaringologica espanola     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1988-3013     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-1-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  14540260R     Medline TA:  Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG; SPA     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier España, S.L. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Consultorio de Anatomía Patológica y Patología Pediátrica, Veracruz, Veracruz, México; Laboratorio de Anatomía Patológica, Instituto Nacional de Pediatría (INP), México DF, México.
Vernacular Title:
Tumor miofibroblástico inflamatorio de amígdala: informe de un caso con revisión de la literatura.
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