Pulmonary inflammatory pseudotumor with rapid growth and serum carcinoembryonic antigen elevation.

Abstract

Inflammatory pseudotumors consist of chronic inflammatory cells, predominantly plasma cells. We report a rare case of pulmonary inflammatory pseudotumor associated with rapid growth and elevated serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA). A 75-year-old man referred for bloody sputum was found in chest computed tomography (CT) to have a round circumscribed tumor… (More)

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@article{Misao2003PulmonaryIP, title={Pulmonary inflammatory pseudotumor with rapid growth and serum carcinoembryonic antigen elevation.}, author={Takahiko Misao and Katashi Satoh and Hideharu Nakano and Yousuke Yamamoto}, journal={The Japanese journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official publication of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery = Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai zasshi}, year={2003}, volume={51 3}, pages={104-6} }