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Lung tumor

Other Carcinoma

Spindle cell carcinoma

Reviewer: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 23 January 2013, last major update September 2012
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● Subtype of Sarcomatoid carcinoma (WHO)
● <1% of all primary lung carcinomas

Micro description

● Carcinoma composed exclusively of spindle-shaped tumor cells
● Tumor cells often obliterate vessels

Negative stains

● Surfactant apoprotein A

End of Lung tumor > Other carcinoma > Spindle cell carcinoma

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