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Giant recurrent infantile myofi bromatosis of the leg in a 3 year-old

MA Youssef


Infantile myofi bromatosis is a rare mesenchymal disorder of infancy and childhood characterised by the formation of tumours in the soft tissues, muscles, bones and viscera.
Only 61 cases have been reported in the literature. This paper describes the management of a 3 year-old boy with extensive IMF of the right leg.

Keywords: Infantile myofi bromatosis, children, management

African Journal of Paediatric Surgery Vol. 6 (1) 2009: pp. 52-54