Squamous cell carcinoma arising in a sternotomy scar

R. Korula, C. F. Hughes*

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The case of a 73-year-old man in whom squamous cell carcinoma developed in a median sternotomy scar 12 months after coronary artery bypass grafting is presented. A brief review of the literature is included. The etiology of scar carcinoma is discussed and an outline of management given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)667-669
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes


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