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Lung Pathology: Chest Tumors |

Pulmonary Myxoma: A rare benign tumor of the lung

Rahul Mutneja, MBBS; Omar Ibrahim, MD
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University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A338. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.352
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SESSION TITLE: Chest Tumors

SESSION TYPE: Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

INTRODUCTION: Pulmonary myxoma is a rare benign tumor of the lung. Identification of this entity is important due to unknown incidence of the lesion and to avoid unnecessary invasive procedures. Pulmonary myxomas have been reported as sporadic case reports and can been seen arising in the lungs, pleura and trachea. As the use of computed tomography (CT) scan is increasing we are likely to see more of these benign lesions.

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