Spontaneous pneumothorax and lung carcinoma: should one consider synchronous malignant pleural mesothelioma?


We describe the clinical and pathologic findings of a 68-year-old smoker with previous asbestos exposure who presented with spontaneous hydropneumothorax and was diagnosed with synchronous undifferentiated lung carcinoma and incidental malignant pleural mesothelioma. The synchronous occurrence of these two neoplasms is an extremely rare event with fewer… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e3181a52c3f


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