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Giant infantile pulmonary hemangioma.
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PMID:  20461368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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We present a very unusual case of giant infantile pulmonary hemangioma presenting as a large solitary pulmonary mass. This was successfully managed with surgical resection. Histological examination revealed that the mass was positive for GLUT-1 receptor, a marker for infantile hemangioma. To our knowledge only a few cases of pulmonary hemangioma have been described previously in the literature. Pulmonary hemangiomas are very rare lesions, most of them presenting as a pulmonary mass. This case emphasizes the fact that this rare lesion should be considered in the differential of an enhancing pulmonary mass in an infant.
Authors:
Rajul Pandya; Venkat Tummala
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-05-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  40 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1432-1998     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S63-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Hurley Medical Center One Hurley Plaza, Flint, MI 48503, USA. rpandya1@hurleymc.com
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