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Lung tumor


Papillary adenocarcinoma

Reviewer: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 January 2013, last major update September 2012
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● Malignant epithelial neoplasm composed of glandular cells and characterized by a papillary growth pattern (WHO)
● Includes goblet cell (mucin producing) type, Clara cell type, type II pneumocyte type and bronchial surface epithelial cell type with or without mucin production (Am J Surg Pathol 1997;21:43)

Micro description

● Papillary structures with true fibrovascular core comprise 75%+ of tumor

Micro images

Various images

End of Lung tumor > Adenocarcinoma > Papillary adenocarcinoma

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