Malignant pleural mesothelioma producing human chorionic gonadotropin. Report of two cases.


Two cases of malignant pleural tumor producing human chorionic gonadotropin, one confirmed at surgery and autopsy and the other by biopsy, are reported. Both of the patients had bilateral gynecomastia with high levels of serum human chorionic gonadotropin. The first patient underwent panpleuropneumonectomy because of diffuse malignant pleural tumor, but… (More)


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