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Rare disease
A large chest wall tumour in an asymptomatic 15-year-old girl
  1. K C Chen1,
  2. W C Lin2,
  3. Y C Lee1,3,
  4. J S Chen1,
  5. H H Hsu1
  1. 1
    Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. 2
    Department of Pathology, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
  3. 3
    Department of Traumatology, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. ntuhfred{at}yahoo.com.tw

Summary

A 15-year-old asymptomatic girl was found to have a large left lower chest wall mass associated with chest wall invasion on an opportunistic chest radiograph. The tumour was excised and shown to be a clear cell sarcoma. Adjuvant chemotherapy was administered and she was disease free at her 10 month follow up.

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