An inflammatory reaction to an underlying, low-grade malignancy has also been proposed as a cause. Because there is limited information available to support or refute any of these, the mechanism behind the development of IMTs is still unclear.
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I am looking for more information about this extremely rare tumor my son had 6 years ago. I have read that there are no known cases in a person his age and was just wondering more about it. Any info you have will be greatly appreciated. He was 2 years old when he was diagnosed with having an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor on his thyroid. See answer
How can I find out more about the status of research on inflammatory myfibroblastic tumor? See answer