[Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma and adenocarcinoma with bronchioloalveolar features: a clinico-pathological spectrum].


Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC) is a pulmonary adenocarcinoma (ADC) developing in the terminal respiratory units. The restrictive definition adopted by the 1999 WHO pathological classification requires a complete resection of the tumour to exclude any evidence of histological invasion. Although IIIB-IV tumours were excluded from the strict WHO definition… (More)