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Lung Adenocarcinoma Presenting as a Bleeding Sternal Mass

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A 53-year-old man with bleeding from a sternal mass associated with a toxic syndrome. Computed tomography (CT) revealed a destructive sternal mass, bilateral pleural effusion and an endobronchial lesion in the right middle lobe bronchus. Immunohistopathological study of an incisional biopsy confirmed metastasic lung adenocarcinoma.

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J. Trujillo-Reyes, R. Rami-Porta, B. Barreiro-López, C. González-Mínguez, L. Aliagad and J. Belda-Sanchís, "Lung Adenocarcinoma Presenting as a Bleeding Sternal Mass," Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 15-17. doi: 10.4236/ojts.2012.22005.


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