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Tuesday, 12 March 2019

CASE 541: RIB TUMOR, Dr PHAN THANH HAI, Dr HO CHI TRUNG, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM.


Woman 45 yo  with pain at left thorax.   
Chest X-rays detected one mass at left  lower lung.




Ultrasound detected this mass from thorax wall.  US 1 :  solid mass  hypovascular.



US 2:  crossed section of this mass is round border freely with pleural space.



US 3 : longitudinal scan of this tumor is  hypovascular.



MSCT with CE of thorax,  this tumos is from 9th  rib, size 9cmx5 cm   ( CT 1  cross section,  C T 2   sagittal  section,   CT 3  3 D  view).




Biopsy of this mass is cavernous hemangioma.  
Operation for resection this tumor is done.
See tumor specimen.



Microscopic report is metastasis from thyroid cancer.


Notes: This case is one of 18 thyroid cancer cases  and one of 4 cases bone metastasis published on VUD.

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