Mediasten Kaynakh Dev Lipom

Kapıcıbaşı, Hasan Oğuz; İskender, İlker; Sönmez, Hakan; Kır, Altan; Atasalihi, Ali
September 2008
Turk Toraks Dergisi / Turkish Thoracic Journal;Sep2008, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p131
Academic Journal
Our case is a male patient aged 52 years. The presence of a giant lipoma, arising from mediastinal fatty tissue, weighing 3.9 kg with a maximum diameter of 32 cm, with smooth edges and a capsule, and filling the left hemithorax, and thus causing atelectasia of the left lung, is discussed together with the literature. No case of such a large intrathoracic lipoma has been reported in the literature.


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