Delayed Thoracic Radiation Injury

DOI: 10.4236/ijcm.2012.36094   PDF   HTML   XML   3,710 Downloads   5,015 Views   Citations

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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