Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Spontaneous Hemothorax Caused by a Ruptured Atypical Carcinoid Tumor: A Very Rare Case

Soo Hyun Kim 1 , Hyun Ju Seon 2 , * , Yoo-Duk Choi 3 and Sang-Yun Song 4
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1 Department of Radiology, Hwasun Hospital, Chonnam National University, Hwasun, Korea
2 Departement of Radiology, Chosun University School of Medicine, Gwangju, Korea
3 Department of Pathology, Medical School, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea
4 Thoracic Surgery, Medical School, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: April 2017, 14 (2); e34650
  • Published Online: March 2, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: November 17, 2015
  • Revised: January 15, 2016
  • Accepted: February 17, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.34650

To Cite: Kim S H, Seon H J, Choi Y, Song S. Spontaneous Hemothorax Caused by a Ruptured Atypical Carcinoid Tumor: A Very Rare Case, Iran J Radiol. 2017 ; 14(2):e34650. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.34650.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Footnotes
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