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Case report (case report): feedback on an observation with a short commentary.
Sclerosing hemangioma of the lung.
Publication types: Case Reports ; Journal Article - Publication Status: ppublish
A well circumscribed nodular mass discovered on routine chest ray examination, in the left inferior lobe of an otherwise healthy 49-year-old male. Histopathologically the lesion corresponded to a typical so called sclerosing hemangioma. The clinical and histopathological features are described. The sclerosing hemangioma of the lung is a rare benign tumor. Its histogenesis has not been explained yet. Following the electron-microscopic and immunohistochemical researches the opinions have been still unhomogeneous. Therefore, it is concluded that is a tumor of epithelial, endothelial, mesenchymal and even mesothelial origin. This study deals with this tumor, its immunohistochemical analysis points at its epithelial character.
Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous, Humans, Lung Neoplasms, Male, Middle Aged
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