Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Epithelioid Sarcoma Presenting as Pulmonary Cysts Detected by Spontaneous Pneumothorax

Tomoyuki Miyazawa1, Hideki Marushima1, Masahiro Hoshikawa1, Koji Kojima1, Masayuki Takagi2 and Hisashi Saji1*

1Department of Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Australia
2Department of Geriatrics, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Australia

*Correspondance to: Hisashi Saji 

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Abstract

A 42-year-old woman was referred to our hospital with chest pain. Chest CT showed left pneumothorax and bilateral pulmonary cysts. We performed lung cyst resection using video assisted thoracoscopic surgery. Pathological diagnosis revealed lung metastasis of Epithelioid Sarcoma (ES). During the four months following the development of left pneumothorax, right lung cysts gradually increased. We performed a right lower lobectomy and a further pathological diagnosis of lung metastasis of ES was made. Five months after the right lower lobectomy, the patient felt a swelling in her left calf. A soft tissue tumor was present in the soleus muscle. We took a pathological biopsy from the soft tissue tumor, and its pathological diagnosis was ES. Twenty one months following the development of pneumothorax, the patient died due to disease progression.

Citation:

Miyazawa T, Marushima H, Hoshikawa M, Kojima K, Takagi M, Saji H. Epithelioid Sarcoma Presenting as Pulmonary Cysts Detected by Spontaneous Pneumothorax. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2019; 4: 1683.ISSN: 2474-1655 .

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