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Multiple pulmonary hamartomas; a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  472676     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bilateral multiple hamartomas were found in a woman suspected of having metastatic malignancy of the lung. As extensive investigation for the primary tumour was unrevealing, a left exploratory thoracotomy and histological examination established the diagnosis. In view of the benign character of the tumours, local excision alone was performed. No surgical intervention was performed on the right side. Repeat chest films 12 months after surgery did not show the appearance of new lesions in the left lung or any increase in the size of the nodules in the right lung. This is the 12th case so far reported. The clinical characteristics and surgical management of these tumours are discussed.
Authors:
M Nili; B A Vidne; I Avidor; R Paz; M J Levy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0036-5580     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  1979  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-10-24     Completed Date:  1979-10-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0121343     Medline TA:  Scand J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  157-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Hamartoma / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery
Humans
Lung Neoplasms / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery
Middle Aged
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / pathology*

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