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Placental metastasis from maternal carcinoma of the lung.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7266958     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of large cell undifferentiated carcinoma of the lung metastatic to the placenta and a review of the literature are presented. This is the 44th documented case of placental and/or fetal metastasis from maternal cancer in the past 113 years. Fifty percent of these cases are either malignant melanomas or hematopoietic malignancies. Evidence indicates that these 2 malignancies are more likely to metastasize to the products of conception than are other malignancies.
Authors:
E J Read; P B Platzer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1981 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-10-25     Completed Date:  1981-10-25     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  387-91     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Carcinoma / pathology*
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Lung Neoplasms / pathology*
Neoplasm Metastasis*
Placenta Diseases*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications

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