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WHO Classification of Tumours
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor
Stomach


Definition

A multinodular intermediate fibrocytic neoplasm that arises from soft tissue or viscera, in children and young adults. It is characterized by the presence of spindle-shaped myofibroblasts, and a chronic inflammatory infiltrate composed of eosinophils, lymphocytes, and plasma cells
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Bosman FT, Carneiro F, Hruban RH, Theise ND (Eds.)
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System.
4th Edition
International Agency for Research on Cancer: Lyon 2010



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