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Pulmonary adenocarcinoma with osseous metaplasia: a rare occurrence possibly associated with early stage?
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PMID:  24250229     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of malignant pulmonary tumor, but osseous metaplasia of this tumor is extremely rare. To date, only 21 cases have been reported in the literature worldwide. Here, we report a case of primary pulmonary adenocarcinoma with benign osseous stromal metaplasia in a 60-year-old woman and discuss the pathogenesis of intratumoral ossification and review the relevant literature. We found that pulmonary adenocarcinoma with osseous metaplasia may be more likely to occur in early tumor stages.
Authors:
Qingfu Zhang; Liying Yin; Bo Li; Rui Meng; Runa Dao; Suxiang Hu; Xueshan Qiu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-11-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  OncoTargets and therapy     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1178-6930     ISO Abbreviation:  Onco Targets Ther     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-19     Completed Date:  2013-11-19     Revised Date:  2014-01-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101514322     Medline TA:  Onco Targets Ther     Country:  New Zealand    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1631-4     Citation Subset:  -    
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