Malignant tumors associated with chronic empyema have been reported in the literature, and a majority of these tumors are lymphomas. Epithelial tumors originating from the post-pneumonectomy space in patients with chronic empyema are extremely rare. Here, we present the cases of 2 patients with squamous cell carcinoma arising from the pleural cavity after pneumonectomy for chronic empyema.
|Number of pages
|Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
|Published - 2017
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© The Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2017.
- Squamous cell carcinoma