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Infantile myofibromatosis – a clinical and pathological diagnostic challenge

  • Author(s): Mota, Fernando
  • Machado, Susana
  • Moreno, Filipa
  • Barbosa, Telma
  • Selores, Manuela
  • et al.
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Infantile myofibromatosis is a rare disorder offibroblastic/myofibroblastic proliferation andrepresents the most frequent type of mesenchymaltumor in the neonatal period and primary infancy.Three clinical types have been described: solitary,multicentric, and generalized (with visceralinvolvement). A correct characterization of thehistopathology is essential to diagnose theseneoplasias in early infancy. We present a case ofmulticentric infantile myofibromatosis with regressionover time.

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