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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 116-118

Primary pulmonary spindle cell carcinoma in a young nonsmoker patient


Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Medical College, Ner Chowk, Himachal Pradesh, India

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Dr. Parul Mrigpuri
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Medical College, Mandi, Ner Chowk - 175 021, Himachal Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ccij.ccij_5_18

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Spindle cell carcinoma (SCC) is a very rare type of tumor. Very few case reports of primary pulmonary SCC have been reported in the literature. It is a type of sarcomatoid carcinoma with very poor prognosis. It is usually seen in patients in the age group of 50–80 years. Exact etiology is unknown till now. We report a rare case of primary pulmonary SCC in a young nonsmoker patient who presented in a very advanced stage.


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