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
● Carcinoma composed exclusively of spindle-shaped tumor cells
● Tumor cells often obliterate vessels
● Surfactant apoprotein A
End of Lung tumor > Other carcinoma > Spindle cell carcinoma
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