Tuberc Respir Dis > Volume 44(3); 1997 > Article
Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 1997;44(3):692-697.
DOI:    Published online June 1, 1997.
Roentgenogram of the Issue: A Case of Primary Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Lung in a Coal Miner.
Jeon Ho Yang, Jung Yoon Choe, Ho Sang Shon, Sung Gug Jang, Jung Dong Bae, Sang Chae Lee
A 62-year-old male was admitted for evaluation of a mass shadow on chest film. Chest PA showed 7×5cm lobulated homogenous mass in right upper medial area of lung. On chest computed tomography, there was a Barge irregularly lobulated mass with central necrotic low density area in apical segment of right upper lobe. Right upper lobectomy of the lung was performed. Partial adhesion to parietal pleura of posterior mediastinum and severe adhesion to right upper apicoposterior segment was found during the operation Microscopic and ultrastructural studies(including immunocytochemical stains) of the mass revealed malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
Key Words: Malignant fibrous histiocytoma, Lung

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