Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumour of the Subglottis in a 5-Year-Old

Hartl, Trevor; Moxham, J. Paul; Ludemann, Jeffrey P.; Rassekh, Shahrad R.
June 2009
Journal of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery;Jun2009, Vol. 38 Issue 3, pE104
Academic Journal
Case Study
A case report is presented which discusses inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour of the subglottis in an otherwise healthy 5-year-old boy. The condition, which is also known as plasma cell granulomas, obstructed more than half the boy's airway. The boy's symptoms included biphasic stridor and dysphonia. The diagnosis of the lesion is discussed. Surgical resection is noted.


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