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Muscle metastasis from non-small cell lung cancer: two cases and literature review.
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PMID:  24871253     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) is the most commonly observed group among lung cancers. Adenocancers are histopathologically more common. Males are more affected than females, an effect which is directly related to smoking. They generally cause distant haematogenous and lymphatic metastasis. Distant haematogenous metastases are often seen in contralateral lung, brain, bone, adrenals, and liver. Muscle metastases from NSCLC are quite rare and male cases are more frequently affected compared to female cases. NSCLC cases with muscle metastasis are at the same time accompanied by distant organ metastases such as bone, brain, and liver. All treatment approaches are considered to be palliative in these cases, which are symptomatologically quite severe. In the present study, we presented the rarely observed cases of two male patients with muscle metastasis from NSCLC together with the related literature.
Authors:
Yilmaz Tezcan; Mehmet Koc
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-5-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta clinica Belgica     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1784-3286     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Clin Belg     Publication Date:  2014 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-5-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370306     Medline TA:  Acta Clin Belg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  2295333714Y0000000035     Citation Subset:  -    
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