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  • Impact Factor: 1.809**
  • H-Index: 6
  • ISSN: 2474-1655
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655
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  •  Sleep Medicine and Disorders
  •  Endocrinology
  •  Physiology
  •  Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Biochemistry and Biostatistics
  •  Pathology
  •  Psychiatry and Mental Health
  •  Hepatology

Abstract

Citation: Ann Clin Case Rep. 2024;9(1):2617.DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655.2617

Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor Presenting as Colorectal Intussusception: A Case Report

Bi̇ni̇ci̇ S1*, Eryılmaz I1, Yeşilyurt D1 and Karakoyun F2

1Department of General Surgery, Şirnak State Hospital, Turkey
2Department of General Surgery, University of Health Sciences Van Education and Research Hospital, Turkey

*Correspondance to: Serhat Binici 

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Abstract:

Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumors (IMTs) are characterized by proliferative myofibroblastic spindle cells accompanying inflammatory infiltration. This case report presents a rare case of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor presenting with colorectal intussusception in a 22-year-old female. Despite ALK-1 (Activin receptor-Like Kinase-1) negativity in the tumor, SMA (Smooth Muscle Actin) and vimentin positivity were observed. The tumor was surgically excised, and no recurrence was observed during the 6-month follow-up. Favorable outcomes can be achieved with early diagnosis and optimal treatment. No cases of IMT presenting with colorectal intussusception have been reported in the literature, making our case a rare occurrence.

Keywords:

Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor; Colorectal invagination; ALK-1

Cite the Article:

Bi̇ni̇ci̇ S, Eryılmaz I, Yeşilyurt D, Karakoyun F. Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor Presenting as Colorectal Intussusception: A Case Report. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2024; 9: 2617..

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