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[Angiosarcoma of the chest wall with chronic empyema--a case report].
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1940535     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 65-year-old man admitted to our hospital with a complaint of painful tumor of chest wall. By preoperative aspiration cytology and biopsy, the tumor was diagnosed as a sort of sarcoma. Tumor, empyema cavity and lower lobe of the right lung was resected en bloc. Pathological diagnosis was angiosarcoma originated from the chest wall with chronic empyema. Chest wall angiosarcoma is a rare disease, and its prognosis is grave. One of the causes of chest wall sarcoma with chronic empyema is considered to be repeated chronic inflammation.
S Ishikawa; Y Sohara; F Murayama; T Hasegawa; T Kamoshita
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  [Zasshi] [Journal]. Nihon Kyōbu Geka Gakkai     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0369-4739     ISO Abbreviation:  Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai Zasshi     Publication Date:  1991 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-11-26     Completed Date:  1991-11-26     Revised Date:  2011-07-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  19130180R     Medline TA:  Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai Zasshi     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  jpn     Pagination:  1247-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Jichi Medical School, Tochigi, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Chronic Disease
Empyema, Tuberculous / complications*
Hemangiosarcoma / complications,  surgery*
Thoracic Neoplasms / complications,  surgery*

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