Idiopathic spontaneous pulmonary torsion of the lingula: A case report

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INTRODUCTION Spontaneous pulmonary torsion is an extremely rare event and is known to occur as a complication of thoracic surgery and traumatic injuries. PRESENTATION OF CASE An 18-year-old man presented to our hospital with pain in the left back region. Clinical examination, computed tomography and bronchoscopy are crucial for diagnosis of pulmonary… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2017.06.043

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@inproceedings{Kanayama2017IdiopathicSP, title={Idiopathic spontaneous pulmonary torsion of the lingula: A case report}, author={Masatoshi Kanayama and Toshihiro Osaki and Natsumasa Nishizawa and Makoto Nakagawa and Tomoko So and Mantaro Kodate}, booktitle={International journal of surgery case reports}, year={2017} }