Chest Wall Tumors

Robert C. Shamberger, MD, Andrea A. Hayes-Jordan, MD
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Chest wall tumors pose specific challenges and the pediatric surgeon should be aware of the differences between benign and malignant lesions. Chest wall tumors are rare with fewer than 25 patients with rhabdomyosarcoma and thirty patients with Ewing sarcoma occurring in the United States per year.

see also Ewing Sarcoma of the Chest Wall, Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Chest Wall, Benign Chest Wall Tumors and Chest Wall Resection.

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Last updated: August 3, 2018