Usefulness of digital tomosynthesis for the detection of airway obstruction: A case report of bronchial carcinosarcoma

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Abstract

Bronchial carcinosarcoma is a very rare malignant tumor that is composed of carcinomatous and sarcomatous elements. We describe the first case in which digital tomosynthesis was useful for the evaluation of airway obstruction by bronchial carcinosarcoma that was overlooked on initial chest radiography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)544-548
Number of pages5
JournalCancer Research and Treatment
Volume47
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1

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Keywords

  • Airway obstruction
  • Bronchopulmonary
  • Carcinosarcoma
  • Computed tomography
  • Digital tomosynthesis
  • Radiation exposure
  • Radiography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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