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The use of transbronchial lung biopsy to establish a diagnosis of benign clear cell tumor of the lung: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9744416     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Benign clear cell tumor (BCCT) is an extremely rare pulmonary neoplasm. We report herein a case of BCCT of the lung that was diagnosed by a transbronchial lung biopsy (TBLB). The findings of hematoxylin-eosin and immunohistochemistry obtained by the TBLB were consistent with a diagnosis of BCCT of the lung. Wedge resection was subsequently performed by video-assisted thoracotomy. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of BCCT diagnosed by TBLB.
I Takanami; S Kodaira; T Imamura
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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:  1998-12-30     Completed Date:  1998-12-30     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204360     Medline TA:  Surg Today     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  985-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Teikyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Lung Neoplasms / pathology*
Neoplasms / pathology*
Solitary Pulmonary Nodule / pathology

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