TITLE

Benign Intrapulmonary Teratoma

AUTHOR(S)
Fatimi, Saulat Hasnain; Sheikh, Sadaf
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2006, Vol. 81 Issue 10, p1284
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the study of the 17-year-old girl with a 2-month history of right-sided chest pain, cough, expectoration, and fever. The patient received generalized treatment for cough and fever at another clinic and was hospitalized with a preliminary diagnosis of lung abscess. The patient's diagnosis of the lesion was achieved by open thoracotomy and the bulk of the tumor was resected by right upper lobectomy. The study illustrates all the typical features of a teratoma.
ACCESSION #
23272659

 

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