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DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2014.01228
Primary Pulmonary Mucinous (Colloid) Adenocarcinoma that Arose in the Cavernomyoplasty Area in a Patient with Tuberculosis: A Rare Case Report
Neşe A. YENER1, Nesrin SARIMAN2, Mehmet M. ATASOY3, Ahmet MİDİ1, Alpay ÖRKİ4
1Department of Pathology, Maltepe University, Faculty of Medicine, İSTANBUL, TURKEY
2Department of Chest Disease, Maltepe University, Faculty of Medicine, İSTANBUL, TURKEY
3Department of Radiology, Maltepe University, Faculty of Medicine, İSTANBUL, TURKEY
4Department of Chest Surgery, Maltepe University, Faculty of Medicine, İSTANBUL, TURKEY
Keywords: Lung neoplasms, Mucinous adenocarcinoma, Tuberculosis

Primary pulmonary mucinous (colloid) adenocarcinoma is a rare type of lung cancer. Its arising in the cavernomyoplasty area has not been reported before. We here describe a sixty-year-old man with a previous history of multidrug-resistant and surgically-treated tuberculosis who was diagnosed as primary mucinous adenocarcinoma in the cavernomyoplasty site. We discuss the relevant literature on this rare entity.

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