Title

Images in Pathology-cough, fever and a cavitary lung lesion-an intrapulmonary teratoma

Document Type

Article

Department

Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Pathology and Microbiology

Abstract

Cavitary lung lesions are a clinical presentation of common diseases like primary lung abscesses,hydatid cysts, bronchogenic carcinoma and postprimary tuberculosis. Intrapulmonary teratoma (IPT) are very rare neoplasms with nonspecific presentation, making preoperative diagnosis difficult.

Publication

Journal of Postgraduate Medicine