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Capillary hemangioma in a rib presenting as large pleural effusion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21440110     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intraosseous hemangioma in a rib is extremely rare, and most of the few reported cases are of the cavernous subtype. First we describe a capillary hemangioma arising from a rib in a 64-year-old woman that developed into a large, one-sided pleural effusion during the course of a 3-year follow-up. In addition to the life-threatening condition, the tumor demonstrated malignant imaging features such as a sunburst-like appearance or cortical disruption on plain roentgenogram and computed tomography. This case report adds to the literature on a serious complication and also discusses the diagnosis and management of this rare disease.
Authors:
Nobuyuki Hashimoto; Satoshi Takenaka; Yasuyoshi Akimoto; Hisashi Tanaka; Eiichi Morii; Masato Minami; Hideki Yoshikawa
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  91     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e59-61     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan.
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