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A 2-Year-Old Male With Pleuropulmonary Blastoma Type II: A Case Report

Lorraine Sharon Salvana, MD
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Philippine Heart Center, Quezon City, Philippines


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


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):282A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.295
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SESSION TITLE: Global Case Report Poster - Miscellaneous

SESSION TYPE: Global Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: Pleuropulmonary Blastoma [PPB] is a very rare,highly aggressive and malignant tumor that originates from either the lungs or pleura [1].It has poor prognosis and it mainly occurs in children less than five or six years with three different subtypes:cystic [type I],combined cystic and solid [type II] and solid [type III].We report a case of a 2 year old boy presenting with cough, fever and difficulty of breathing, whose management was carried out successfully with surgical resection followed by neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

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