ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Surgical resection of a giant mass pushing the boundaries of the chest wall: An Askin's tumor
Güntuğ Batıhan1, Şeyda Örs Kaya1
1Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Health Sciences, Izmir Dr. Suat Seren Chest Diseases and Surgery Hospital SUAM, Izmir, Türkiye
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2023.20761
Intrathoracic masses may arise from the chest wall, mediastinum, pleura, and pulmonary parenchyma. Primary malign tumors of the chest wall and pleura usually present with chest pain; however, the tumor may sometimes remain asymptomatic, until it grows large enough to cause compression-related symptoms. Herein, we present a 35-year-old female case with a giant intrathoracic mass. The patient was diagnosed with an Askin"s tumor and underwent extended surgical resection.
Keywords : Askin
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