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Pulmonary sclerosing pneumocytoma—a case series

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Pulmonary sclerosing pneumocytoma (PSP) is a rare and interesting pulmonary tumour that presents a diagnostic challenge to the surgeon due to its bland symptomatology, indolent course, non-specific radiological features and ambiguous histopathological findings, which could lead to errors in management and prognostication. Herein, we present a series of 4 patients with PSP who were managed in our institution over a period of 8 years and briefly discuss relevant literature.

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All authors contributed to the study conception and design. Material preparation and data collection and analysis were performed by Nishok David, Sujith Thomas Chandy, Sameer Mallampati and Aamir Mohammad. The first draft of the manuscript was written by Nishok David. Santhosh Regini Benjamin and all authors commented on previous versions of the manuscript before the final one. Pathological images and data were provided by Thomas Alex Kodiatte. The final manuscript was written by Nishok David and Birla Roy Gnanamuthu. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

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David, N., Chandy, S.T., Benjamin, S.R. et al. Pulmonary sclerosing pneumocytoma—a case series. Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 38, 167–172 (2022).

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