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A solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura revealed by hiccups.
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PMID:  21961015     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Solitary fibrous tumors of the pleura are rare and benign primary localized tumors; they possess a malignant potential and thus should be excised. We report a case of a 43-year-old woman, who had suffered for 5 years from right basithoracic pain associated with progressive dyspnea and persistent hiccups during the last 6 months. We have not found any similar case in the literature. Further testing after excision by thoracotomy revealed a solitary fibrous pleural tumor. A brief discussion of the clinical presentation and incidence of these tumors is included.
Authors:
A Chafik; M Alaoui; A Benjelloune; Y Qamouss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-09-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in medicine     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  1687-9635     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Med     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-30     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101512910     Medline TA:  Case Rep Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  574319     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Avicenne Military Hospital, Marrakech 40000, Morocco.
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