Pulmonary varices presenting as a solitary lung mass in a patient with end-stage liver disease.

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A man undergoing evaluation for liver transplantation was found to have an asymptomatic chest mass, which further evaluation revealed to be pulmonary varices. The left hilar lesion was discovered on a screening chest x-ray film and confirmed by a computed tomographic scan of the thoracic cavity. Bronchoscopy was nondiagnostic, and a thoracotomy was required… (More)

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