Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Thin-Walled Cavitary Lung Adenocarcinoma: A Rare Unusual Case

Mi Ran Yeon 1 , Jin Young Yoo 1 , * , Sung Jin Kim 1 , Soo Jung Lee 1 and Ok-Jun Lee 2
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1 Department of Radiology, Chungbuk National University Hospital, Cheongju, Republic of Korea
2 Department of Pathology, Chungbuk National University Hospital, Cheongju, Republic of Korea
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: July 2018, 15 (3); e60731
  • Published Online: May 30, 2018
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: August 22, 2017
  • Revised: January 22, 2018
  • Accepted: January 27, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.60731

To Cite: Yeon M R, Yoo J Y, Kim S J, Lee S J, Lee O. Thin-Walled Cavitary Lung Adenocarcinoma: A Rare Unusual Case, Iran J Radiol. 2018 ; 15(3):e60731. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.60731.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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