A 47-year-old female patient was admitted to the Dept of Thoracic Surgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy (Ankara, Turkey) with right thoraco-abdominal pain, which had been aggravated by cough and deep breathing. Despite being treated with several courses of antibiotics for these symptoms during the previous 2 years, her non-productive cough had worsened. She had been operated on 4 years previously for a hepatic cyst. Laboratory tests were normal. On physical examination, submatite was established on the right lateral thoracic wall along the anterior and posterior axillary lines.
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