Pleuropulmonary blastoma: A case report documenting transition from type I (cystic) to type III (solid).

@article{Wright2000PleuropulmonaryBA,
  title={Pleuropulmonary blastoma: A case report documenting transition from type I (cystic) to type III (solid).},
  author={James R. Wright},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2000},
  volume={88 12},
  pages={2853-8}
}
BACKGROUND Pleuropulmonary blastoma is a rare, aggressive neoplasm that typically occurs in young children. It has been classified as type I, II, or III on the basis of the cystic versus solid nature of the lesion as well as the histologic appearance. Although it has been speculated that type I lesions may have a tendency to progress into type III lesions, no such case has been reported to date. METHODS A case of type I pleuropulmonary blastoma in a girl age 2 years 9 months was found in our… CONTINUE READING

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