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Case Reports in Surgery - Volume 2015 2015, Article ID 705127, 5 pages -

Case ReportThe Breast Unit, 2nd Propedeutic Department of Surgery, Medical School, National University of Athens, 17 Agiou Thoma Street, 11527 Athens, Greece

Received 26 October 2014; Accepted 3 February 2015

Academic Editor: Christine Tunon-de-Lara

Copyright © 2015 Christos Markopoulos et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors IMTs of the breast represent extremely rare lesions. Due to the scarcity of reports, their natural history, recurrence, and metastatic potential remain poorly defined. We report on a case of a primary breast IMT in a postmenopausal female patient treated successfully with breast conserving surgery and review the literature pertaining to this rare entity.





Author: Christos Markopoulos, Petros Charalampoudis, Evangelia Karagiannis, Zoh Antonopoulou, and Dimitrios Mantas

Source: https://www.hindawi.com/



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