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López AY, Guillén OF, García LF, Mendoza PD
Carcinoma adenoideo quístico primario de pulmón. Reporte de caso
Residente 2008; 3 (1)

Language: Español
References: 9
Page: 11-14
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Background: Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a distinctive malignant neoplasm that usually arises in salivary glands, however it can be present in other sites. Case presentation: Here we describe a 37 year-old with 1-year history of dry cough, loss of weight and chest pain. Conclusion: Bronchoscope-guided aspiration cytology provided a conclusive diagnosis of adenoid cystic carcinoma, which was further corroborated by histology in the lung specimen.

Key words: Adenoid cystic carcinoma, lung, neoplasm.


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