African Journal of Paediatric Surgery

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2009  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 52--54

Giant recurrent infantile myofibromatosis of the leg in a 3 year-old


Mohammed Aly Youssef 
 Department of Surgery, El Horreya Avenue, Alexandria Hospital for Sick Children, Health Insurance Organization, Alexandria, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Mohammed Aly Youssef
El Horreya Avenue, Alexandria Hospital for Sick Children, Health Insurance Organization, Alexandria
Egypt

Infantile myofibromatosis is a rare mesenchymal disorder of infancy and childhood characterised by the formation of tumours in the soft tissues, muscles, bones and viscera. Only 61 cases have been reported in the literature. This paper describes the management of a 3 year-old boy with extensive IMF of the right leg.


How to cite this article:
Youssef MA. Giant recurrent infantile myofibromatosis of the leg in a 3 year-old.Afr J Paediatr Surg 2009;6:52-54


How to cite this URL:
Youssef MA. Giant recurrent infantile myofibromatosis of the leg in a 3 year-old. Afr J Paediatr Surg [serial online] 2009 [cited 2020 Apr 3 ];6:52-54
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