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Pulmonary blastoma in an adult presenting as a chronic loculated effusion: a diagnostic problem.
  1. N K Chin,
  2. C N Lee,
  3. Y S Lee,
  4. W C Tan
  1. Department of Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore.


    A 33 year old woman posed a diagnostic problem for two years with recurrent left sided chest pain and radiographic features suggestive of a loculated effusion. Diagnosis was finally made at thoracotomy which revealed an encapsulated cystic mass. Histological examination confirmed a rare monomorphic pulmonary blastoma.

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