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Primary bronchopulmonary fibrosarcoma: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9872558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We herein report a case of primary bronchopulmonary fibrosarcoma in a 70-year-old man. The patient was referred to our hospital for investigation of hemosputum and an abnormal shadow. On admission, chest radiograph and computed tomography scan showed a mass lesion in right S3 and an infiltrative shadow in the right upper lobe. Transbronchial biopsy specimens showed findings of malignancy, and adenocarcinoma was suspected. A right pneumonectomy was performed, and pathologic examination confirmed a diagnosis of fibrosarcoma. The patient had an uneventful recovery and no sign of recurrence has been found in the year since his operation, although strict follow-up is essential.
N Ono; K Sato; H Yokomise; K Tamura; S Horikawa; Y Suzuki; H Nishiyama; N Maekawa; K Shizuki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery today     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0941-1291     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Today     Publication Date:  1998  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-03-22     Completed Date:  1999-03-22     Revised Date:  2006-08-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204360     Medline TA:  Surg Today     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1313-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Society, Wakayama Medical Center, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Bronchial Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Fibrosarcoma / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Lung Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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