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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 225-227

An autopsy report of a rare pediatric lung tumor: Pleuropulmonary blastoma

1 Department of Histopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India

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Kirti Gupta
Department of Histopathology, PGIMER, Chandigarh - 160 012
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.41663

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An autopsy report of pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB) is described in a two-and-a-half-year-old male child who died within a few days of starting chemotherapy. Autopsy revealed a large tumor almost occupying the whole of left hemithorax with widespread extension to pleura. The diagnosis was confirmed to be PPB, type III on autopsy.

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