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Cardiac Tumor and Renal Involvement in a Nonsmoker With Centrilobular Pulmonary Nodules

Huck Chin Chew, MBBS, MMed; Cheah Hooi Ken Lee, MBBS; Foong Koong Cheah, MBBS; Soon Thye Lim, MBBS; Chian Min Loo, MBBS, FCCP
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*From the Departments of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (Drs. Chew, Lee, and Loo), Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology (Dr. Cheah), and Oncology (Dr. Lim), National Cancer Centre, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

Correspondence to: Huck Chin Chew, MBBS, MRCS, MMed, MRCP, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Rd, Singapore 169608; e-mail: chinnjing@pacific.net.sg


The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

Reproduction of this article is prohibited without written permission from the American College of Chest Physicians (www.chestjournal.org/misc/reprints.shtml).


Chest. 2009;135(4):1102-1106. doi:10.1378/chest.08-0532
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A 57-year-old Chinese man presented with abdominal bloating associated with flatulence and belching over a 4-month period, which was especially worse with the intake of fatty food. He had decreased appetite, with weight loss of approximately 4 kg during the same period.

He denied any fever, chills, nausea, or vomiting. There was no recent change in his bowel habits or caliber of stools. He claimed to have foul-smelling urine, but there was no complaint of dysuria. He had no complaints of cough or dyspnea. There was no history of inhalational exposure.

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