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A Case of Pulmonary Sclerosing Hemangioma Surrounded by Giant Cystic Change on High-resolution Computed Tomography

Murota, Makiko MD*; Yamamoto, Yuka MD*; Sanomura, Takayuki MD; Kato, Tsutomu MD; Suwaki, Toshimitsu MD; Hanaoka, Toshihito MD§; Haba, Reiji MD; Nishiyama, Yoshihiro MD*

Journal of Thoracic Imaging:
doi: 10.1097/RTI.0b013e3181dcd8c6
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Pulmonary sclerosing hemangioma is a rare benign neoplasm, usually presenting as a well-defined round or oval mass. We report a case of pulmonary sclerosing hemangioma surrounded by an unusual giant cystic change on high-resolution computed tomography, which led to the suspicion of this tumor.

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Departments of *Radiology

Diagnostic Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa

Departments of Radiology

Internal Medicine

§Surgery, Sumitomobesshi Hospital, Ehime, Japan

Reprints: Makiko Murota, MD, Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750-1 Ikenobe, Miki-cho, Kita-gun, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan (e-mail:

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