Turkish Journal of Pathology

Türk Patoloji Dergisi

Turkish Journal of Pathology

Turkish Journal of Pathology

2014, Vol 30, Num, 2     (Pages: 149-151)

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Lung with Osteo-Cartilaginous Metaplasia – A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Rumana MAKHDOOMI 1, Khalil BABA 1, Rayees MALIK 1, Suhail MALIK 1, Mohsin RASOOL 1, Basharat MUBEEN 1

1 Department of Pathology, Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Srinagar, INDIA

DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2013.01177
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Calcification and ossification are very rare in primary squamous cell carcinoma of the lung. We report a 55-year-old male with primary squamous cell carcinoma of the lung who on histopathological examination was seen to have extensive calcification and ossification. Squamous carcinoma of the lung rarely presents with osteocartilaginous metaplasia. The case is presented here for its unique presentation.

Keywords : Calcification, Squamous cell carcinoma, Lung carcinoma