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An Invasive Lepidic Predominant Adenocarcinoma Extensively Involving the Lung with Areas of Sarcomatoid Carcinoma Containing Osteoclast-like Giant Cells
Internal medicine (Tokyo. 1992)
Primary lung tumor tissue exhibiting numerous multinucleated osteoclast-like giant cells (OGCs) is an extremely rare histological type. In this study, we describe the case of an 82-year-old woman. Chest CT demonstrated an extensive crazy-paving appearance in both of the lung fields and a solid round mass in the right lower lobe. A pathological examination of the tumor revealed sarcomatoid carcinoma containing OGCs combined with diffused, invasive lepidic predominant adenocarcinoma. We hereindoi:10.2169/internalmedicine.55.6375 pmid:27523003 fatcat:4ypgda2sard6fpshvianlm6a5m