Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.  2005 Aug;38(8):579-582.

Combined Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma with Component of Adenocarcinoma: A case report

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  • 1Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, College of Medicine, Hallym University. ljw@hallym.or.kr
  • 2Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Hallym University.
  • 3Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Hallym University.

Abstract

Combined large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma is an uncommon lung cancer that include large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma with components of adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, giant cell carcinoma and/or spindle cell carcinoma histologically. We report a case that pathologically diagnosed as combined large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma with component of adenocarcinoma after right pneumonectomy and mediastinal lymph node dissection. A 44-year-old man with intermittent chest pain was referred to our hospital for lung mass on the right mid lung field.

Keyword

Lung neoplasms; Neuroendocrine neoplasms

MeSH Terms

Adenocarcinoma*
Adult
Carcinoma, Giant Cell
Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine*
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
Chest Pain
Humans
Lung
Lung Neoplasms
Lymph Node Excision
Pneumonectomy
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