Well-Differentiated Fetal Adenocarcinoma of the Lung: Early-Phase Sequential High-Resolution Computed Tomographic Findings

@article{Furuya2008WellDifferentiatedFA,
  title={Well-Differentiated Fetal Adenocarcinoma of the Lung: Early-Phase Sequential High-Resolution Computed Tomographic Findings},
  author={Kiyomi Furuya and Kotaro Yasumori and Sadanori Takeo and Noriko Uesugi and Yasuhiro Otsu and Masao Ichiki and Toru Muranaka},
  journal={Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={806-809}
}
Well-differentiated fetal adenocarcinoma is a rare primary adenocarcinoma originating in the lung. We present an early phase case that was followed up for 2 years with chest roentgens and high-resolution computed tomography. Multicentric origin was suspected in the sequential high-resolution computed tomography study findings. 
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