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Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 2007;63(2):200-203.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4046/trd.2007.63.2.200    Published online August 1, 2007.
Adenocarcinoma Surrounding Emphysema Mimicking Cavitary Pneumonia.
Soo Young Moon, , Jee Hong Yoo, , Kyung Yup Kim, , Hye Sook Choi, , Cheon Woong Choi, , Myung Jae Park, , Hong Mo Kang, , Young Tae Kwak, , Dae Hyun Kim, , Gou Young Kim,
1Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea. honglung@chol.com, medgrant@hanmail.net
2Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea.
3Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract
Adenocarcinoma presenting as a solitary mass with a cavity in chest computed tomogram is rare. A few reports have suggested an association between lung cancer and emphysema. We report a case of adenocarcinoma surrounding pulmonary emphysema that mimicked fungal pneumonia. This case highlights the need for cliniclians to be aware of the potential development of lung cancer in patients with emphysema.
Key Words: Lung, Adenocarcinoma, Emphysema, Pneumonia
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