ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Pulmonary metastatic choriocarcinoma presenting as hemodynamically unstable patient with hemothorax
Seok Yangki, Lee Eungbae
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kyungpook National University Medical Center, Daegu, Republic of Korea
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2016.11699
Spontaneous hemothorax is an uncommon condition which may be related to malignancies. Choriocarcinoma is a malignant trophoblastic tumor which frequently metastasizes to the lungs. In this article, we report a 23-year-old female patient who presented with massive hemothorax as a result of underlying choriocarcinoma.
Keywords : Choriocarcinoma; hemothorax; pulmonary metastasis
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