Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_237»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_237»
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·What is an abstract?
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Glomangioma of the lung: a
case report and review of the literature
Glomangiomas are rare soft tissue
tumors originating from the perivascular tissue. The most common localization
is in the dermis of the extremities, with a few reports of respiratory tract
We present the case of a
48-year-old Caucasian female patient with a glomangioma in her left lung. It
was diagnosed incidentally as a coin lesion in a chest X-ray performed during
preoperative work-up for a gastric Roux-en-Y bypass for alimentary obesity. A
computed tomography scan of her chest revealed a lesion in her upper left lung
lobe 31mm in diameter. After resection, a histopathological examination
presented typical signs of a glomangioma, originating from the pulmonary
Glomangiomas of the lung are
extremely rare. However, whenever incidental lesions in the lung parenchyma are
found, glomangioma should be taken into diagnostic consideration. To the best
of our knowledge, signs of malignancy have not previously been reported in the
literature. In fact, this tumor entity shows benign behavior, with a low
potential for recurrence after complete resection.
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