Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor: Rare Manifestation in Face

dc.contributor.authorSilva, William Phillip Pereira da
dc.contributor.authorZavarez, Larissa Balbo
dc.contributor.authorZanferrari, Fernando Luiz
dc.contributor.authorSchussel, Juliana Lucena
dc.contributor.authorFaverani, Leonardo Pérez
dc.contributor.authorJung, Juliana Elizabeth
dc.contributor.authorSassi, Laurindo Moacir
dc.contributor.institutionUniversidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp)
dc.description.abstractInflammatory myofibroblastic tumor, also known as inflammatory pseudotumor and plasma cell granuloma, is a tumor that occurs most often in the lungs, abdomen, skin, soft tissue, genital system, and mediastinal. Before surgery, the diagnosis is difficult to establish because of its diverse manifestations. In the head and neck, manifestation is rare and may occur in the upper respiratory tract, soft tissues, orbits, and skull base. This article aims to report a rare manifestation of the disease in the face, highlighting the importance of a correct diagnosis to determine the most appropriate form of treatment, in male patient, leucoderma, 22 years old, with complain of a painless unilateral growth in the left cheek, beginning 2 months before and with progressive growth.en
dc.description.affiliation*Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erasto Gaertner Hospital, Curitiba †Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Universidade Estadual Paulista- UNESP, Araçatuba ‡Graduate Program in Dentistry, Department of Stomatology, Universidade Federal do Paraná §Department of Pathology, Erasto Gaertner Hospital, Curitiba, Brazil
dc.identifier.citationThe Journal of craniofacial surgery, v. 28, n. 8, p. e751-e752, 2017.
dc.relation.ispartofThe Journal of craniofacial surgery
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dc.titleInflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor: Rare Manifestation in Faceen