A large chest wall tumour in an asymptomatic 15-year-old girl

Chen, K.-C.; Lin, W.-C.; Lee, V.-C.; Chen, J.-.S; Hsu, H.-H.; Lee, Y-C
January 2008
Thorax;Jan2008, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p41
Academic Journal
journal article
The article asks medical professionals for the diagnosis for a 15-year-old girl who was found through chest x-ray to have a pleura-based mass located in the left lower thorax which featured multiple rib destruction and downward depression of the left hemidiaphragm. Computed tomography (CT)-guided biopsy showed a lesion with clusters of melanin-laden tumor cells that were positive for HMB-45 and S-100 protein immunohistochemically.


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