MESOTHELIOMA PRESENTING WITH PNEUMOTHORAX AND INTERLOBAR TUMOR

GPM MANNES*, ASH GOUW, HH BERENDSEN, AJ VERHOEFF, PE POSTMUS

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Abstract

A patient presented with a pneumothorax, a parahilar mass and a pleural effusion on the left side. Histology proved that this was caused by a malignant mesothelioma, epithelial type. The pneumothorax persisted, even after chest drainage and pleurodesis with talc powder and tetracycline.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)120-121
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Respiratory Journal
Volume4
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan-1991

Keywords

  • MESOTHELIOMA
  • PLEURAL EFFUSION
  • PNEUMOTHORAX

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