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Synchronous bilateral typical carcinoid tumors of the lung

M C Sivrikoz, C M Tulay, E Döner, R Ozkan
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon 2008, 56 (1): 62-4
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A 44-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with cough and sputum symptoms. After observing bilateral masses in the chest X-ray, a tomography scan of the thorax revealed bilateral tumors. Bronchoscopic biopsies were performed. The histopathological examination showed bilateral typical carcinoid tumors. A left lower lobectomy and a right upper sleeve lobectomy were carried out subsequently. No pathological lesions were observed one year after the operation.

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