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Year : 2018 | Month : May | Volume : 12 | Issue : 5 | Page : OD01 - OD02

Sarcomatoid Lung Carcinoma-A Rare Entity

Jyoti Bajpai, Surya Kant, Abhishek Verma, Darshan Kumar Bajaj, Ved Prakash

1. Senior Resident, Department of Respiratory Medicine, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. 2. Professor and Head, Department of Respiratory Medicine, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. 3. Junior Resident, Department of Respiratory Medicine, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. 4. Assistant Professor, Department of Respiratory Medicine, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. 5. Associate Professor, Department of Respiratory Medicine, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Surya Kant,
Professor and Head, Department of Respiratory Medicine, King George’s Medical University,
Lucknow-226003, Uttar Pradesh, India.
E-mail: skantpulmed@gmail.com

Abstract

Sarcomatoid Carcinoma (SARC) of lung is an uncommon poorly differentiated variant of lung cancer. It is biphasic neoplasm and combination of malignant epithelial and mesenchymal cells. Most of the cases are associated with advanced disease and metastasis. It is aggressive form of non small cell lung cancer. Here we report a case of sarcomatoid lung cancer in 65-year-old smoker male.

Keywords

Histopathology, Non small cell carcinoma, Sarcoma, Smoking

How to cite this article :

Jyoti Bajpai, Surya Kant, Abhishek Verma, Darshan Kumar Bajaj, Ved Prakash. SARCOMATOID LUNG CARCINOMA-A RARE ENTITY. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 May [cited: 2018 May 21 ]; 12:OD01-OD02. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2018&month=May&volume=12&issue=5&page=OD01-OD02&id=11457

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2018/34312.11457

Date of Submission: Oct 15, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Jan 03, 2018
Date of Acceptance: Feb 16, 2018
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2018

FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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