Central European Journal of Medicine

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 447–451 | Cite as

Pulmonary sclerosing hemangioma with atypical radiologic findings

  • Ozgur Oztekin
  • Recep Savas
  • Duygu Gurel
  • Nezih Ozdemir
  • Mustafa Akcaoglu
Case Report


Sclerosing hemangioma of the lung is an uncommon benign tumour that usually presents as an asymptomatic solitary nodule and affects middle age women. Because there are few findings on radiologic studies that are characteristic of sclerosing hemangioma, it is difficult to diagnose on the basis of imaging and biopsy remains the definitive diagnostic test. We report a case of pulmonary sclerosing hemangioma with extremely unexpected imaging findings and review the literature.


Sclerosing hemangioma Lung Computed Tomography Magnetic Resonance Imaging Positron Emission Tomography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ozgur Oztekin
    • 1
  • Recep Savas
    • 2
  • Duygu Gurel
    • 3
  • Nezih Ozdemir
    • 4
  • Mustafa Akcaoglu
    • 5
  1. 1.Radiology DepartmentIzmir Education and Research HospitalIzmirTurkey
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyEge University Faculty of MedicineIzmirTurkey
  3. 3.Department of PathologyDokuz Eylül University Faculty of MedicineIzmirTurkey
  4. 4.Department of Thoracic SurgeryDokuz Eylül University Faculty of MedicineIzmirTurkey
  5. 5.Radiology DepartmentTepecik Education and Research HospitalIzmirTurkey

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