Surgery Today

, Volume 28, Issue 12, pp 1313–1315 | Cite as

Primary bronchopulmonary fibrosarcoma: Report of a case

  • Nobuhiro Ono
  • Kiyoshi Sato
  • Hiroyasu Yokomise
  • Koichi Tamura
  • Sadao Horikawa
  • Yujiro Suzuki
  • Hideki Nishiyama
  • Nobuo Maekawa
  • Kohzo Shizuki
Case Reports

Abstract

We herein report a case of primary bronchopulmonary fibrosarcoma in a 70-year-old man. The patient was referred to our hospital for investigation of hemosputum and an abnormal shadow. On admission, chest radiograph and computed tomography scan showed a mass lesion in right S3 and an infiltrative shadow in the right upper lobe. Transbronchial biopsy specimens showed findings of malignancy, and adenocarcinoma was suspected. A right pneumonectomy was performed, and pathologic examination confirmed a diagnosis of fibrosarcoma. The patient had an uneventful recovery and no sign of recurrence has been found in the year since his operation, although strict follow-up is essential.

Key Words

bronchopulmonary fibrosarcoma lung sarcoma fibrosarcoma 

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© Springer-Verlag 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nobuhiro Ono
    • 1
  • Kiyoshi Sato
    • 1
  • Hiroyasu Yokomise
    • 1
  • Koichi Tamura
    • 1
  • Sadao Horikawa
    • 2
  • Yujiro Suzuki
    • 2
  • Hideki Nishiyama
    • 2
  • Nobuo Maekawa
    • 2
  • Kohzo Shizuki
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Thoracic SurgeryJapanese Red Cross Society, Wakayama Medical CenterWakayamaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Respiratory MedicineJapanese Red Cross Society, Wakayama Medical CenterWakayamaJapan
  3. 3.Department of PathologyJapanese Red Cross Society, Wakayama Medical CenterWakayamaJapan

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