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[Pneumoblastomas. Apropos of 2 cases].

  title={[Pneumoblastomas. Apropos of 2 cases].},
  author={A. Jayet and C Bosic and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Saegesser},
  journal={Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift},
  volume={107 10},
Pulmonary blastomas, also referred to as embryonal carcinosarcomas or, in the past, embryomas, are rare tumors of which thirty cases have been described in English, German, and Italian publications. We present two typical pulmonary blastomas one in a 43-year-old man and the other in an infant of six months, the youngest case yet reported. Several arguments exist in favor of the embryonic origin of these neoplams: their histogenesis, their resemblance to nephroblastomas, their bifocal or… CONTINUE READING