Small cell lung cancer (gross pathology)

Case contributed by Dr Yale Rosen
Pathology

Coronal section through both lungs viewed from behind, demonstrating a tumor arising from the right mainstem bronchus, which it narrows, with subcarinal nodal involvement. There is additional invasion into the adjacent lung parenchyma and tumor nodules are also present in the left lung.

Case Discussion

Coronal section through both lungs viewed from behind, demonstrating a tumor arising from the right mainstem bronchus, which it narrows, with subcarinal nodal involvement. There is additional invasion into the adjacent lung parenchyma and tumor nodules are also present in the left lung.

Histology was consistent with a small cell lung cancer

Author: Yale Rosen, M.D.

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Case information

rID: 8624
Published: 17th Feb 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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