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Desquamative interstitial pneumonia and scar cancer of the lung complicating generalised neurofibromatosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6440805     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 40-year-old male patient with known generalised neurofibromatosis presented with a radiological pattern of interstitial fibrosis and a coin lesion in the left lung. Closed lung biopsy revealed an adenosquamous carcinoma. The pulmonary complications of generalised neurofibromatosis and the possible pathogenesis of scar cancer in this condition are discussed.
I De Scheerder; W Elinck; D Van Renterghem; C Cuvelier; J Tasson; M Van der Straeten
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of respiratory diseases     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0106-4339     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Respir Dis     Publication Date:  1984 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-03-06     Completed Date:  1985-03-06     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8006891     Medline TA:  Eur J Respir Dis     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  623-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / complications*,  pathology
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / complications*,  pathology
Cicatrix / pathology
Lung / pathology
Lung Neoplasms / complications,  pathology
Neurofibromatosis 1 / complications*
Pulmonary Fibrosis / complications*
Solitary Pulmonary Nodule / complications*

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