Delayed Thoracic Radiation Injury
Barry Dicicco
Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, USA..
DOI: 10.4236/ijcm.2012.36094   PDF    HTML   XML   3,953 Downloads   5,488 Views   Citations


A case of delayed thoracic radiation injury occurring many years after an initial lung insult is presented. This case involves an individual who developed acute respiratory failure due to severe pleural fibrosis or fibrothorax possibly as a result of distant radiation therapy for Hodgkins disease.

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B. Dicicco, "Delayed Thoracic Radiation Injury," International Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol. 3 No. 6, 2012, pp. 524-526. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2012.36094.

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