John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Cutaneous inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour: a case report and literature review Volume 27, numéro 6, November-December 2017


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Department of Dermatology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan

Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour (IMT) is a neoplasm of intermediate biological potential [1]. Recently, IMT was defined as a distinctive neoplasm made of myofibroblastic and fibroblastic spindle cells associated with plasma cells, lymphocytes and/or eosinophils [2]. Several cases of cutaneous IMT (cIMT) have been reported and their clinical features have been summarized by Son et al. [3]. However, the reviewed cases included those of non-spindle cell tumours and those without a description of [...]