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Delayed Thoracic Radiation Injury

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ABSTRACT

A case of delayed thoracic radiation injury occurring many years after an initial lung insult is presented. This case involves an individual who developed acute respiratory failure due to severe pleural fibrosis or fibrothorax possibly as a result of distant radiation therapy for Hodgkins disease.

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B. Dicicco, "Delayed Thoracic Radiation Injury," International Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol. 3 No. 6, 2012, pp. 524-526. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2012.36094.

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