phantom tumor


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phan·tom tu·mor

accumulation of fluid in the interlobar spaces of the lung, secondary to congestive heart failure, radiologically simulating a neoplasm.
A circumscribed accumulation of fluid in the interlobular spaces, which may be seen on a plain chest film in congestive heart failure

phan·tom tu·mor

(fan'tŏm tū'mŏr)
1. Accumulation of fluid in the interlobar spaces of the lung, secondary to congestive heart failure, radiologically simulating a neoplasm.
2. A muscle contraction or gaseous distortion of the intestines.