Primary nodular pulmonary amyloidosis

Koichi Morisaki, F. Shoji, D. Kawano, T. Yano, Y. Maehara

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A 58-year-old woman presented with nodule in the upper lung field on chest roentgenography. Computed tomography (CT) showed irregular nodule in the right upper lobe. The nodule was no accumulation on fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET). Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) was done to be distinguished from primary lung cancer. Histologic examination showed that pulmonary nodule was consisted of amyloid protein.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1006-1009
Number of pages4
JournalKyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


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