TITLE

Hemangioma of the Rib: A Rare Diagnosis

AUTHOR(S)
Clements, Ronald H.; Turnage, Bryce; Tyndal, Edward C.
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Nov1998, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p1027
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Demonstrates the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of hemangioma of the rib. Case of a 76-year-old man with a right chest mass that was discovered on chest X-ray obtained for asbestos exposure; Differential diagnosis of rib tumors; Characteristic radiographic appearance; Wide resection in treating hemangiomas unless there is evidence of metastasis.
ACCESSION #
1240850

 

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