Hemangioma of the rib: a case report.

@article{Okumura2000HemangiomaOT,
  title={Hemangioma of the rib: a case report.},
  author={Tetsu Okumura and Hisao Asamura and Haruhiko Kondo and Yoshihiro Matsuno and Ryosuke Tsuchiya},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={30 8},
  pages={354-7}
}
A case of hemangioma of the left seventh rib is presented. In January 1999, a 59-year-old woman presented with an enlarged costal mass which had been followed up for 4 years. Preoperative examination suggested chondrosarcoma because of tumor growth beyond the disrupted bony cortex. She underwent resection of the left seventh rib along with the sixth and seventh intercostal muscles and reconstruction of the chest wall defect. The pathological diagnosis of the lesion was hemangioma. She was… CONTINUE READING

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