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Sclerosing Pneumocytoma with a Wax-and-Wane Pattern of Growth: A Case Report on Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings and a Literature Review

Authors
 Yong Pyo Kim  ;  Sungsoo Lee  ;  Heae Surng Park  ;  Chul Hwan Park  ;  Tae Hoon Kim 
Citation
 KOREAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, Vol.16(4) : 947-950, 2015 
Journal Title
 KOREAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY 
ISSN
 1229-6929 
Issue Date
2015
MeSH
Female ; Humans ; Lung/diagnostic imaging ; Lung/pathology ; Magnetic Resonance Imaging/methods* ; Middle Aged ; Pulmonary Sclerosing Hemangioma/diagnosis* ; Pulmonary Sclerosing Hemangioma/diagnostic imaging ; Pulmonary Sclerosing Hemangioma/pathology ; Tomography, X-Ray Computed/methods*
Keywords
Magnetic resonance imaging ; Multidetector computed tomography ; Pulmonary sclerosing hemangioma
Abstract
Sclerosing pneumocytoma (SP) of the lung is a rare benign neoplasm. Here, we describe an unusual presentation of SP with a wax-and-wane pattern of growth in a 47-year-old woman. Tumor diameter decreased over a 3-year follow-up period and then increased on serial follow-up computed tomography scans. The mass showed high signal intensity on both T1- and T2-weighted chest magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and early enhancement with a plateau on dynamic MRI. We speculate that intratumoral bleeding and resorption processes accounted for the changes in tumor size.
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DOI
10.3348/kjr.2015.16.4.947
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1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Pathology (병리학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Radiology (영상의학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (흉부외과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Kim, Yong Pyo(김용표)
Kim, Tae Hoon(김태훈) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3598-2529
Park, Chul Hwan(박철환) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0004-9475
Park, Heae Surng(박혜성)
Lee, Sung Soo(이성수) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8998-9510
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/140638
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