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Pulmonary blastomas comprise a rare group of lung tumors principally consisting of immature mesenchymal and epithelial structures that structurally mimic the embryonic lung.
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Pulmonary blastomas are usually diagnosed in pediatric populations, however have been identified in young adults up to the fourth decade.
Traditionally, pulmonary blastomas were classified as:
well-differentiated fetal adenocarcinoma (WDFA) of lung - now considered removed from this category 4
pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB) - sometimes regarded as a separate entity
Treatment and prognosis
Given the rarity of pulmonary blastomas, there is currently no standardized treatment regimen 5.
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