Dermatomyositis as a presentation of pulmonary inflammatory pseudotumor (myofibroblastic tumor)

Mahmood Alam, R. Scott Morehead, Michael H. Weinstein

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Inflammatory pseudotumor (IPT) is a rare pulmonary tumor of uncertain etiology that usually presents as an asymptomatic radiographic finding. We describe a ease of pulmonary IPT presenting as dermatomyositis with complete resolution following surgical resection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1793-1795
Number of pages3
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2000


  • Dermatomyositis
  • Inflammatory pseudotumor
  • Myofibroblastic tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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