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myofibroblastic tumors

Monday 28 June 2004


- benign myofibroblastic tumors

  • infantile myofibromatosis
  • nodular fasciitis
  • desmoid fibromatosis

- malignant myofibroblastic tumors

  • inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor
  • plexiform fibrohistiocytic tumor
  • low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma
  • myofibrosarcoma
  • plexiform fibrohistiocytic tumor

See also

- Tumors

  • soft tissue tumors
    • fusiform cell tumors
      • fibroblastic tumors
      • fibroblastic/myofibroblastic tumors


- ALK expression in pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferations of the genitourinary tract. Hirsch MS, Dal Cin P, Fletcher CD. Histopathology. 2006 Apr;48(5):569-78. PMID: 16623783

- Differential expression of smooth muscle myosin, smooth muscle actin, h-caldesmon, and calponin in the diagnosis of myofibroblastic and smooth muscle lesions of skin and soft tissue. Perez-Montiel MD, Plaza JA, Dominguez-Malagon H, Suster S. Am J Dermatopathol. 2006 Apr;28(2):105-11. PMID: 16625070

- Fisher C. Myofibroblastic malignancies. Adv Anat Pathol. 2004 Jul;11(4):190-201. PMID: 15220822


  • ALK immunolabelling in myofibroblastic inflammatory tumor