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Title: Preoperative work-up of a solitary diaphragmatic mass in a patient with right shoulder pain: a case for diagnosis
Authors: Verpeut, A ×
Vansteenkiste, Johan
Deschepper, K
Demedts, Maurice #
Issue Date: Sep-1999
Series Title: Monaldi archives for chest disease = Archivio Monaldi per le malattie del torace / Fondazione clinica del lavoro, IRCCS [and] Istituto di clinica tisiologica e malattie apparato respiratorio, Università di Napoli, Secondo ateneo vol:54 issue:3 pages:234-6
Abstract: A patient presented with right shoulder pain. Imaging studies revealed an apparently solitary soft tissue pleural lesion, accompanied by a very small pleural effusion. On medical thoracoscopy, a diffuse malignant pleural mesothelioma was found. Thoracoscopy proved to play an essential part in the diagnostic work-up, avoiding a futile thoracotomy for a presumed solitary soft tissue tumour.
ISSN: 1122-0643
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Pneumology
× corresponding author
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