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BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Nov 28;2016. pii: bcr2016217307. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2016-217307.

Unusual cause of pleuritic chest pain in a child.

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1
University of Leicester Medical School, Leicester, UK.
2
Department of Radiology, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals, Peterborough, UK.
3
Department of Orthopaedics, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals, Peterborough, UK.
4
Department of Orthopaedics, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK.

Abstract

We present the case of a 5-year-old boy with hereditary multiple exostoses who presented with left-sided pleuritic chest pain. A CT scan of the chest revealed an intrathoracic exostosis in close association with the heart.

PMID:
27895080
PMCID:
PMC5174765
DOI:
10.1136/bcr-2016-217307
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