Co-existence of acute appendicitis and inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the small intestine: A case report


Unver N. , Coban G. , ONARAN O. I. , Kunduz E. , ARSLAN A. , Malya F. Ü. , ...More

ANNALS OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY, vol.4, no.3, pp.217-220, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.amsu.2015.07.001
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.217-220

Abstract

Introduction: Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor as a rare neoplastic lesion is seen most commonly in the pulmonary system. Beside the presence of limited number of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors of the gastrointestinal tract in the literature, co-existence with acute appendicitis has not been reported before.