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Taylor Frederick H. M.D.; Zollinger, Richard W. II M.D.; Edgerton, T. Arthur M.D.; Harr, Charles D. M.D.; Shenoy, Vittal B. M.D.
Journal of Thoracic Imaging: Winter 1994
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SummaryWe present a patient who had a left thoracotomy 43 years previously. Since that surgery he experienced intermittent hemoptysis, and a recent thoracotomy revealed an intrapulmonary foreign body (retained sponge) in the left lower lobe. The liability potential of this case is discussed.

We present a patient who had a left thoracotomy 43 years previously. Since that surgery he experienced intermittent hemoptysis, and a recent thoracotomy revealed an intrapulmonary foreign body (retained sponge) in the left lower lobe. The liability potential of this case is discussed.

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