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Angiomyolipoma of the lung.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9822133     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Extrarenal angiomyolipomas are rare tumors that have been reported in several organs, including the liver, reproductive organs, skin, and retroperitoneum. In this report, we present the clinicopathologic findings of an angiomyolipoma of the lung in a 67-year-old man with no history of tuberous sclerosis or lymphangioleiomyomatosis. To our knowledge, this is the second reported case of pulmonary angiomyolipoma. The tumor was coincidentally found in the left lower lung in association with a hemothorax. Our case was histologically identical to angiomyolipoma occurring in the kidney, but immunohistologic staining for HMB-45 was negative, similar to the first reported case.
M Ito; Y Sugamura; H Ikari; I Sekine
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine     Volume:  122     ISSN:  0003-9985     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med.     Publication Date:  1998 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-12-03     Completed Date:  1998-12-03     Revised Date:  2005-05-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607091     Medline TA:  Arch Pathol Lab Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1023-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Molecular Pathology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Angiomyolipoma / chemistry,  pathology*
Antigens, Neoplasm / analysis
Hemothorax / etiology,  pathology
Immunoenzyme Techniques
Lung Neoplasms / chemistry,  pathology*
Neoplasm Proteins / analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antigens, Neoplasm; 0/Neoplasm Proteins; 0/melanoma-specific antigens

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