Giant omental inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour causing intestinal obstruction: a rare care report and review of literature


  • Utkarsh Kumar Department of Surgery, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India
  • Gaurav Thami Department of Surgery, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India
  • Hemlata Kamra Department of Pathology, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India
  • Nivesh Agarwal Department of Surgery, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India



Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour, Giant, Intestinal obstruction, Omentum


It is a rare mesenchymal tumour of intermediate biologic potential (according to World Health Organization), with unknown aetiology. It is benign tumour with malignant potential. It frequently recurs and rarely metastasizes. Abdominopelvic inflammatory myofibroblastic tumours have the recurrence rate of 85% so meticulous follow up is necessary. Complete surgical excision is the main stay treatment.

Author Biography

Utkarsh Kumar, Department of Surgery, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India

Assistant Professor.

Department of General Surgery

Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India 


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