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Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor

Case contributed by Charudutt Jayant Sambhaji
Diagnosis certain


Fever and generalized body ache.

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines

Large well circumscribed, lobulated, moderate and heterogeneously enhancing mass lesion in the right hemipelvis.

Case Discussion

Intra-operative findings were that of a hard right iliac fossa and right hemipelvic mass with dilated veins over surface and omental adhesions. The mass was free from the iliac vessels, uterus, fallopian tube and ovaries. It was adherent to the cecum.

Histopathologic diagnosis: inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor. This is commonly called an inflammatory pseudotumor.

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