Intraosseous lipoma of the rib

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SİVRİKOZ M. C., DÖNER E., Durceylan E.

Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol.27, no.4, pp.590-592, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


© 2019 Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery.A 54-year-old male patient admitted to our hospital with rightsided chest pain. Chest X-ray revealed a large expansive lesion arising from the eighth rib. On his computed tomography, paravertebral localized well-defined expansive lytic 4 × 3 cm diameter mass was described. Wide en bloc excision of seventh and eighth rib was performed. In this article, we report a case of intraosseous lipoma involved in the eighth rib under the review of the literature.