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A Unilateral Hemothorax as a Presenting Manifestation of Mediastinal Spindle Cell Sarcoma.
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PMID:  25416071     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The article presents the case of a 73-year-old female injured in a bicycle accident, who was diagnosed with a left hemothorax. Initially, a chest drain was inserted and the pleural hematoma was evacuated. Then a thoracotomy was performed. A hematoma debridement and decortication with a subsequent tissue biopsy was carried out and a final diagnosis of spindle cell sarcoma was made. There is a brief discussion on the differential diagnosis of spontaneous hemothorax and its management.
Authors:
Mariusz Chabowski; A Szymanska-Chabowska; M Szolkowska; D Janczak
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-11-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advances in experimental medicine and biology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0065-2598     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv. Exp. Med. Biol.     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
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Created Date:  2014-11-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-11-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0121103     Medline TA:  Adv Exp Med Biol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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