Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the peripheral lung: a case report

  title={Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the peripheral lung: a case report},
  author={Masahiro Kitada and Keisuke Ozawa and Kazuhiro Sato and Satoshi Hayashi and Yoshihiko Tokusashi and Naoyuki Miyokawa and Tadahiro Sasajima},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the peripheral lung is a rare entity. We recently encountered a patient with adenoid cystic carcinoma. A 75-year-old woman showed a nodular lesion with 10 mm in diameter in the right upper lung field on chest radiography. The diagnosis was unclear, but lung cancer could not be ruled out. Thoracoscopic biopsy was performed, and intraoperative pathological diagnosis revealed the carcinoma of the lung. We enforced upper lobectomy and mediastinal lymph node dissection to… CONTINUE READING
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