Journal of Clinical Case Reports

ISSN: 2165-7920

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Proliferative Myositis: A Rare Pseudosarcoma in Children


Acharya AS, Kulkarni RV, Patrikeand SB and SG Nair

Proliferative myositis is one of several benign, rapidly enlarging tumours of soft tissue that are often confused with sarcoma. We present an unusual case of proliferative myositis in a 7 year female involving right submandibular region. Proliferative myositis is a rare, inflammatory tumour that is often misdiagnosed as sarcoma. The clinical course of proliferative myositis is benign, and simple excision is curative.


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