Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2008; 56(8): 500-501
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-989397
Case Reports

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Cavernous Hemangioma of the Sternum

T.-W. Huang1 , S.-C. Lee1 , J.-C. Chen1 , H.-H. Hsu2 , Y.-L. Cheng1
  • 1Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, National Defense Medical Center , Taipei, Taiwan – Republic of China
  • 2Department of Radiology, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan – Republic of China
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Publication History

Received July 6, 2007

Publication Date:
14 November 2008 (online)

Introduction

Primary tumors of the sternum are extremely rare, and they are usually malignant [1]. There have been few previous reports of a benign hemangioma of the sternum. We report a case of a cavernous hemangioma at the sternomanubrial junction.

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