Surgical Management of a Giant Thoracic Angiomyolipoma

William L. Holman, Lisa Diethelm, Audrey J. Lazenby, Thomas S. Winokur, Ralph T. Lyerly, Robert J. Cerfolio

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This report describes the surgical management of a tumor that filled the left chest of a 58-year-old man. Histopathologic examination showed that this was an angiomyolipoma, a tumor that most commonly occurs in the kidney. The preoperative evaluation and intraoperative management are presented, along with a brief review of this unusual neoplasm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2201-2203
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Holman, W. L., Diethelm, L., Lazenby, A. J., Winokur, T. S., Lyerly, R. T., & Cerfolio, R. J. (2007). Surgical Management of a Giant Thoracic Angiomyolipoma. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 83(6), 2201-2203.