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Lung Cancer: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Lung Cancer I |

A Rare Case of Lung Entrapment Secondary to Pulmonary Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma

Christina Kwan, MD; Laura Chia, MD; Steven Wong, MD
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Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA


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


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):754A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.849
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Lung Cancer I

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

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

INTRODUCTION: Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is a rare low-intermediate grade vascular tumor with an estimated prevalence of less than one in 1 million. It can arise from multiple organ systems, but only 19% of cases are isolated to the lungs. We present a case of pulmonary epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (PEH) manifesting with rapid recurrent pleural effusions and lung entrapment, which has not previously been reported in literature.

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