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February 1981

Mediastinal Teratoma Causing Life-Threatening Hemoptysis: Its Occurrence in an Infant

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Thoracic Surgery, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles.

Am J Dis Child. 1981;135(2):148-150. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1981.02130260040012
Abstract

• An 8-month-old infant girl with an anterior mediastinal teratoma experienced the unusual symptom of life-threatening hemoptysis secondary to ulceration of the tumor's gastric mucosa into the lung parenchyma.

(Am J Dis Child 1981;135:148-150)

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