pleuropulmonary blastoma

Definition / meaning of pleuropulmonary blastoma

A rare and very aggressive (fast-growing) cancer that forms in tissues of the lung and pleura (a thin layer of tissue that covers the lungs and lines the interior wall of the chest cavity). Pleuropulmonary blastoma is most common in children.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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