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2020 Nov 19

BMC Surg



Sternal cavernous hemangioma and reconstruction of the anterior chest wall: a case report.


Fernández-Trujillo L, Sangiovanni S, Morales EI, Marin V, Sua LF, Velasquez M
BMC Surg. 2020 Nov 19; 20(1):288.
PMID: 33213427.


The sternum is considered an unusual tumor site, corresponding to 15% of all thoracic wall tumors. Primary sternal tumors are even rarer and most commonly malignant. We present the case of a young man who consulted with a painful sternal mass, which after its resection is confirmed to be a cavernous hemangioma.