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Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumours of the maxillary sinus: A brief clinical report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  25332653     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although inflammatory myofibroblastic tumours (IMTs) have been accepted as a clonal neoplasm, their pathology is poorly understood due to variable presentation. There is no identifiable cause and they are usually observed as tumour growth combined with inflammation. In the current WHO classification, IMTs are designated as intermediate malignancies. In terms of biological potential, IMTs are classified under 'rarely metastasizing'. IMTs are rare in the maxillary sinus but, when reported, can be locally aggressive or even destructive if they invade the orbit. The authors present a brief clinical report describing a five-year-old girl with a slow-growing mass in the right maxillary sinus extending into the lacrimal sac and its management.
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Authors:
As Murthy; S Albert; C Klonk
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of plastic surgery = Journal canadien de chirurgie plastique     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1195-2199     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Plast Surg     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-10-21     Completed Date:  2014-10-21     Revised Date:  2014-10-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9434932     Medline TA:  Can J Plast Surg     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  211-2     Citation Subset:  -    
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