A Case of Amylase Producing Small Cell Lung Cancer

  title={A Case of Amylase Producing Small Cell Lung Cancer},
  author={Han Min Lee and Young Gu Song and Tae Byung Park and Sung Chul Hwang and Yi Hyeong Lee and Myung Ho Hahn and Hyun Ee Yim},
  • Han Min Lee, Young Gu Song, +4 authors Hyun Ee Yim
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • The majority of lung cancers associated with hyperamylasemia are adenocarcinomas. Here we report an unusual case of a 54-year-old male patient who complained of dyspnea, anterior chest wall discomfort and facial edema for one month, presenting with a huge mediastinal mass and hyperamylasemia complicated by pericardial effusion. Histological evaluation of mediastinal mass revealed small cell carcinoma and pericardium showed nonspecific inflammation with fibrosis. The serum amylase had an… CONTINUE READING

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