A rare tumor of the lung: Pulmonary sclerosing hemangioma (pneumocytoma)

Baysak A. G., Oz A. T., Moǧulkoç N., Bishop P. W., Ceylan K. C.

Respiratory Medicine, vol.107, no.3, pp.448-450, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 107 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rmed.2012.12.005
  • Journal Name: Respiratory Medicine
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.448-450
  • Keywords: Lung tumor, Pneumocytoma, Sclerosing hemangioma
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: No


A 67-year-old woman was referred to our department for further evaluation of her abnormal, chest radiogram. Thorax computed tomography revealed a well-circumscribed, round mass in the middle lobe of the right lung. A thoracotomy was performed and pulmonary sclerosing hemangioma was diagnosed. We herein present a rare tumor of the lung. © 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd.