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Infantile chest hamartoma—case outcome aged 11
  1. A M Freeburn,
  2. J McAloon
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Antrim Hospital, Bush Road, Antrim BT41 2RL, UK
  1. Dr McAloonjarlath.mcaloon{at}


Chest wall hamartoma of infancy is a rare lesion, usually presenting in the first year of life. Recent literature has recommended conservative management of asymptomatic children, yet most continue to undergo surgical resection irrespective of their symptom status. We report a case of spontaneous regression of a chest wall hamartoma of infancy, supporting recommendations for conservative management in asymptomatic children.

  • hamartoma
  • chest wall

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