A rare cause of hemoptysis: benign sugar (clear) cell tumor of the lung.

@article{Santana2004ARC,
  title={A rare cause of hemoptysis: benign sugar (clear) cell tumor of the lung.},
  author={Alfredo N C Santana and Fl{\'a}via S Nunes and Nelson Ho and Teresa Yae Takagaki},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={652-4}
}
A case of benign sugar (clear) cell tumor of the lung with an unusual clinical presentation and its evaluation with computed tomography are reported. A 48-year-old man presented with one episode of hemoptysis. Chest radiographs revealed a round nodule in the lower left lung lobe, and fiberoptic bronchoscopy was normal. On the computed tomography scans, the nodule showed intense post-contrast enhancement (74.7 Hounsfield units). The patient underwent a left thoracotomy, and a segmentectomy was… CONTINUE READING
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