A case of chronic expanding hematoma resulting in fatal hemoptysis.

Abstract

An 80-year-old woman presented with a huge intrathoracic mass which had increased in size over 4 years. Computed tomography showed a thick calcified capsule and early-enhanced streaks inside the mass. Needle biopsy aspirated pure blood and fibrous connective tissue. F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography showed moderate FDG uptake at the… (More)
DOI: 10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2012.08.14

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@article{Hata2012ACO, title={A case of chronic expanding hematoma resulting in fatal hemoptysis.}, author={Yoshinobu Hata and Susumu Sakamoto and Nobuyuki Shiraga and Keita Sato and Fumitomo Sato and Hajime Otsuka and Hidenori Goto and Keigo Takagi and Yoshinori Watanabe}, journal={Journal of thoracic disease}, year={2012}, volume={4 5}, pages={508-11} }