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Unusual presentation of mucoepidermoid carcinoma with recurrent pulmonary embolism

Mohan Devbhandari, Sasha Stamenkovic, William Walker and Evan Cameron

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Published on behalf of European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Volume 22, issue 3, pages 482-484
Published in print September 2002 | ISSN: 1010-7940
Published online September 2002 | e-ISSN: 1873-734X | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1010-7940(02)00297-X
Unusual presentation of mucoepidermoid carcinoma with recurrent pulmonary embolism

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Mucoepidermoid carcinoma is a rare type of tumor of bronchial glands. We describe an unusual presentation of mucoepidermoid carcinoma in a 19-year-old man with atypical pneumonia, deep vein thromboses and recurrent pulmonary embolism, which, to the best of our knowledge has not previously been reported.

Keywords: Lung cancer; Pulmonary embolism; Mucoepidermoid carcinoma

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Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia

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