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A Case Report of the Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Producing Carcinoma of the Lung


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Title: A Case Report of the Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Producing Carcinoma of the Lung
Authors: ltoh, Shigehiko / Ohe, Hisakuni / Okada, Daikichi / Kobayashi, Masahiro / Yoshimoto, Masahiko / Masuyama, Yasuharu / Ohe, Nobuharu
Issue Date: 25-Dec-1992
Citation: Acta Medica Nagasakiensia. 1992, 37(1-4), p.187-189
Abstract: We experienced a 62-year-old man with human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) producing carcinoma of the lung. The patient was admitted with gynecomastia and breast pain accompanying a high urinary HCG level. He underwent left upper lobectomy for primary lesion, and then segmental lung resection for a contralateral pulmonary metastasis 3 months later. Histological examination revealed a large cell carcinoma positive for HCG on immunohistochemical staining. Postoperative chemotheraphy with CDDP and VDS was not successful. He is still alive with residural 8 lesions at months after the initial operation.
Keywords: human chorionic gonadotropin, lung carcinoma, gynecomastia
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/17586
ISSN: 00016055
Type: Departmental Bulletin Paper
Text Version: publisher
Appears in Collections:Volume 37, No. 1-4

Citable URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10069/17586

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