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Pulmonary adenofibroma in a middle-aged man: report of a case.
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PMID:  23139047     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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We report a case of pulmonary adenofibroma, a rare benign soft-tissue tumor characterized by a combination of glandular and spindle stromal elements, in a 55-year-old man. This case is interesting because of the unusual X-ray and computed tomography (CT) imaging findings of a well-defined, subpleural soft-tissue nodule in the inferior lobe of the left lung, which showed no enhancement after contrast scan. The tumor was resected completely via video-assisted thoracoscopy. Microscopic and immunohistochemical examinations supported the diagnosis of a benign pulmonary adenofibroma. The patient remains well with no evidence of recurrence 16 months after surgery. Although the imaging findings were nonspecific, adenofibroma may be one of diagnostic inclusions of soft-tissue nodules of the lung in middle-aged patients.
Authors:
Yi Wang; Hua-Liang Xiao; Ying Jia; Jin-Hua Chen; Yong He; Qun-You Tan; Wei-Guo Zhang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery today     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1436-2813     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Today     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9204360     Medline TA:  Surg Today     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Department of Radiology, Institute of Surgery Research, Daping Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, 400042, China.
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