Thorac cardiovasc Surg 1996; 44(2): 110-111
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-1011997
Case Report

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Chest Wall Hamartoma in an Adult: An Unusual Chest Wall Tumor

J. S. Donahoo, J. A. Miller, B. Lal, P. G. Rosario
  • Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery Department of Radiology, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and East Orange Veterans Administration Medical Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA
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Publication History

09 29 1995

Publication Date:
19 March 2008 (online)


An asymptomatic intrathoracic mass was demonstrated on imaging studies in an adult. Operative removal was aecomplished and it proved to be an extrapulmonary hamartoma arising from the soft tissue of the chest wall. This represents a rare location of this benign tumor in an adult.