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An unusual etiology of bilateral pulmonary nodules: Another challenge of hide and seek

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submitted on 2023-10-25, 06:34 and posted on 2023-10-25, 08:41 authored by Anam M. Elarabi, Mousa Hussein, Aisha Aladab

An elderly gentleman presented with bilateral pulmonary nodules found incidentally during the workup of acute pancreatitis. He did not have any respiratory or urogenital symptoms. A biopsy of the lung nodule revealed myxoid mesenchymal neoplasm of extraosseous origin. As the patient was asymptomatic, only the increased uptake in the penile shaft base on the whole-body PET-CT study yielded a diagnosis of primary penile chondrosarcoma after biopsy. A rare presentation of chondrosarcoma in an elderly gentleman highlighting the importance of obtaining a histopathological specimen, as the prognosis of metastatic diseases is widely variable.

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Published in: Respiratory Medicine Case Reports
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
See article on publisher's website: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmcr.2021.101482

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Open Access funding provided by the Qatar National Library

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  • English

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Elsevier

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  • 2021

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  • Hamad Medical Corporation
  • Hamad General Hospital - HMC

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