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AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Mar;198(3):W217-27. doi: 10.2214/AJR.11.7288.

Inflammatory pseudotumor: the great mimicker.

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Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Mail Unit 1473, Houston, TX 77030, USA. madhavi.patnana@mdanderson.org

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

The purpose of this review is to describe the pathophysiologic findings, differential diagnosis, imaging features, and management of inflammatory pseudotumor in various locations throughout the body.

CONCLUSION:

Inflammatory pseudotumor is a rare benign process mimicking malignant processes and has been found in almost every organ system. Radiologists should be familiar with this entity as a diagnostic consideration to avoid unnecessary surgery.

PMID:
22358018
DOI:
10.2214/AJR.11.7288
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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