Gossypibomas mimicking echinococcal cyst disease of the lung

A. M. Patel, V. F. Trastek, D. T. Coles

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Abstract

Gossypibomas, masses of retained cotton materials, may produce a variety of postoperative complications. This case report of hemoptysis of 18 months' duration and cavitating chest masses in a 62-year-old man with previous cardiac operations illustrates several salient features about the presentation, differential diagnosis, and management of gossypibomas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)284-285
Number of pages2
JournalChest
Volume105
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1994

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Foreign Bodies
Lung Diseases
Cysts
Hemoptysis
Differential Diagnosis
Thorax

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Patel, A. M., Trastek, V. F., & Coles, D. T. (1994). Gossypibomas mimicking echinococcal cyst disease of the lung. Chest, 105(1), 284-285.

Gossypibomas mimicking echinococcal cyst disease of the lung. / Patel, A. M.; Trastek, V. F.; Coles, D. T.

In: Chest, Vol. 105, No. 1, 1994, p. 284-285.

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Patel, AM, Trastek, VF & Coles, DT 1994, 'Gossypibomas mimicking echinococcal cyst disease of the lung', Chest, vol. 105, no. 1, pp. 284-285.
Patel AM, Trastek VF, Coles DT. Gossypibomas mimicking echinococcal cyst disease of the lung. Chest. 1994;105(1):284-285.
Patel, A. M. ; Trastek, V. F. ; Coles, D. T. / Gossypibomas mimicking echinococcal cyst disease of the lung. In: Chest. 1994 ; Vol. 105, No. 1. pp. 284-285.
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