Clear Cell "Sugar" Tumor of the Lung: A Well-Enhanced Mass with an Early Washout Pattern on Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography

@inproceedings{Kim2008ClearC,
  title={Clear Cell "Sugar" Tumor of the Lung: A Well-Enhanced Mass with an Early Washout Pattern on Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography},
  author={Woong Ji Kim and So Ri Kim and Yeong Hun Choe and Ka Young Lee and Seoung Ju Park and Heung Bum Lee and Myoung Ja Chung and Gongyoung Jin and Yong Chul Lee},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
  year={2008}
}
Clear cell tumor of the lung is a rare and very unusual benign pulmonary tumor. As clear cell tumor of the lung contains abundant cytoplasmic glycogen, this tumor is called "sugar tumor". We report a case of sugar tumor in a 64-yr-old man presenting as a round pulmonary nodule. On dynamic computed tomography (CT) scans, the solitary pulmonary nodule showed early wash-in enhancement with an early washout pattern like a lung malignancy. The patient underwent wedge resection for the tumor… CONTINUE READING