Intrapulmonary Mature Teratoma Mimicking a Fungus Ball

@article{Barreto2015IntrapulmonaryMT,
  title={Intrapulmonary Mature Teratoma Mimicking a Fungus Ball},
  author={M. Barreto and P. M. Valiante and G. Zanetti and C. H. Boasquevisque and E. Marchiori},
  journal={Lung},
  year={2015},
  volume={193},
  pages={443-445}
}
  • M. Barreto, P. M. Valiante, +2 authors E. Marchiori
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Lung
  • A 22-year-old woman presented with history of cough and hemoptysis. [...] Key Result Chest computed tomography (CT) revealed a heterogeneous cavitated mass in the left upper lobe, with solid intracavitary content, mimicking a fungus ball (Fig. 1). Patient was subjected to upper left upper lobectomy. The cut section revealed a solid-cystic mass (Fig. 2). The tumor was composed of skin, sebaceous glands, hair follicles, apocrine glands, smooth muscle, cartilage, fat, and respiratory epithelium (Fig. 3).Expand Abstract
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