Lung tumor
Other Carcinoma

Author: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 21 January 2016, last major update September 2012

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PubMed Search: carcinosarcoma lung
Cite this page: Carcinosarcoma. website. Accessed May 30th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Subtype of sarcomatoid carcinoma (WHO); monoclonal tumor with divergent lines of differentiation, leading to mixture of carcinomatous and sarcomatous elements (WHO, Am J Surg Pathol 2002;26:510)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Mixture of carcinomatous and sarcomatous elements
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Initially presenting as invasive aspergillosis: various images

Blastomatoid variant