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BMJ Case Reports 2011; doi:10.1136/bcr.12.2010.3572
  • Rare disease

Tumefactive fibroinflammatory lesion: a rare aetiology for a neck mass in an old Iranian man

  1. H Navabii2
  1. 1Department of Pathology, Yazd Shahid Sadoghi University of Medical Science, Yazd, Iran
  2. 2Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Science, Yazd, Iran
  1. Correspondence to Dr Hossein Navabii, navabii{at}aol.com

Summary

Tumefactive fibroinflammatory lesion (TFIL) is a rare idiopathic, histologically benign appearing, tumour-forming fibrosclerosing lesion that clinically simulates a malignant neoplasm. There have been limited case reports of TFIL in foreign literature but none from Iran. Here, the authors report a case of TFIL in a 73-year-old Iranian man.

Footnotes

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

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