Inflammatory pseudotumor of the lung in adults: radiographic and clinicopathological analysis.

@article{Ishida1989InflammatoryPO,
  title={Inflammatory pseudotumor of the lung in adults: radiographic and clinicopathological analysis.},
  author={Toshikazu Ishida and Tadayuki Oka and Tomoya Nishino and Masahiro Tateishi and Tetsuya Mitsudomi and Keizo Sugimachi},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={90-5}
}
Inflammatory pseudotumors of the lung are rare in adults. We treated 7 patients with such tumors and describe the histological evidence, radiographic findings, and surgical treatment. In 5 patients, lung cancer was suspected preoperatively on the basis of the radiographic findings. Intraoperatively, the gross appearance of the pleura resembled lung cancer in 6 patients; the parietal pleura was involved in 3, and pleural indentation was present in the other 3. Two patients underwent partial… CONTINUE READING

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