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Pediatric Surgery International

, Volume 28, Issue 9, pp 939–942 | Cite as

Mesenchymal hamartoma of the bilateral chest wall in neonates

  • Yuki Tsuji
  • Kosaku Maeda
  • Yuko Tazuke
  • Shigeru Ono
  • Satohiko Yanagisawa
Case Report

Abstract

A mesenchymal hamartoma of the chest wall is a rare benign tumor. Each case has a different clinical course as well as different radiological imaging findings, and various histopathological diagnoses. In addition, mesenchymal hamartoma is sometimes mistaken for a malignant tumor. This report presents a neonatal case of mesenchymal hamartoma of the bilateral chest wall.

Keywords

Mesenchymal hamartoma Neonate Chest wall 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuki Tsuji
    • 1
  • Kosaku Maeda
    • 1
  • Yuko Tazuke
    • 1
  • Shigeru Ono
    • 1
  • Satohiko Yanagisawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of SurgeryJichi Medical University School of MedicineShimotsukeJapan

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