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Atypical Carcinoid Tumor of the Lung: Report of a Case with Intrapulmonary Metastasis


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Title: Atypical Carcinoid Tumor of the Lung: Report of a Case with Intrapulmonary Metastasis
Authors: Nakashima, Satoshi / Hayashi, Tomayoshi / Ashizawa, Kazuto / Abe, Kuniko / Kinoshita, Naoe / Anami, Masanobu / Nonaka, Fumiaki / Taneda, Chieko / Tagawa, Tsutomu / Nakamura, Yoichi / Nagayasu, Takeshi / Kohno, Shigeru
Issue Date: Mar-2009
Citation: Acta medica Nagasakiensia, 53(3), pp.69-72 ; 2009
Abstract: A 71-year-old man was noted to have a nodular opacity in S8 of the right lung. Thirteen months later, the chest CT showed a lesion "gloved finger shape " with focal calcification, and a small nodular opacity appeared in right S7. A right lower lobectomy was performed under video-assisted thoracic surgery. The tumor filled the S8 bronchus, with invasion into the pulmonary parenchyma and S7 metastasis. Mitotic figures were seen in 5 of 10 high power fields. Positive staining for chromogranin A and synaptophysin led to the diagnosis of atypical carcinoid. The patient has been disease-free without treatment for 9 months.
Keywords: Atypical carcinoid / Metastasis / Lung
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/21501
ISSN: 00016055
Relational Links: http://joi.jlc.jst.go.jp/JST.JSTAGE/amn/53.69
Type: Departmental Bulletin Paper
Text Version: publisher
Appears in Collections:Volume 53, No. 3

Citable URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10069/21501

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