Small cell lung cancer

Case contributed by Dr Natalie Yang
CT

Small cell lung cancer with multiple pulmonary nodules and extensive mediastinal nodal metastases.

Case Discussion

Small cell lung cancer with multiple pulmonary nodules and extensive mediastinal nodal metastases confirmed on biopsy.

Histopathology

Good needle cores show sheets of small hyperchromatic cells with nuclear moulding and smeared chromatin characteristic of small cell anaplastic (oat cell) carcinoma.

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Case information

rID: 8601
Case created: 16th Feb 2010
Last edited: 30th Jan 2017
Systems: Chest, Oncology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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