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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 675059, 4 pages
Case Report

Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Bladder Tumor in a Patient with Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome

1Pediatric Surgery, Second University of Naples, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
2Pediatric Oncology Service, Pediatric Department, Second University of Naples, Italy
3Pathology Department, Federico II University of Naples, Italy

Received 12 June 2013; Accepted 10 July 2013

Academic Editors: S.-S. Chen, A. Goel, and M. Sheikh

Copyright © 2013 Antonio Marte et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is a rare neoplasm described in several tissues and organs including genitourinary system, lung, head, and neck. The etiology of IMT is contentious, and whether it is a postinflammatory process or a true neoplasm remains controversial. To our knowledge, we report the first reported case of IMT of urinary bladder in a pediatric patient with Wolf-Hirschhorn (WHS). We also review the literature about patients with associated neoplasia.