Collision tumor versus multiphenotypic differentiation: a case of carcinoma with features of colonic and lung primary tumors.

@article{Murthaiah2009CollisionTV,
  title={Collision tumor versus multiphenotypic differentiation: a case of carcinoma with features of colonic and lung primary tumors.},
  author={Pradeep K Murthaiah and Alexander Truskinovsky and Saira Shah and Arkadiusz Z. Dudek},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={1495-7}
}
BACKGROUND Collision tumors are rare tumors composed of two histologically distinct neoplasms coinciding at the same location. Collision tumors need to be distinguished from tumors originating from a progenitor cell with potential for multiphenotypic differentiation. CASE REPORT A clinically puzzling case of an intricate malignant pulmonary nodule in a patient with previous history of colorectal carcinoma is reported. A brief review of the clinical literature on collision tumor and tumor stem… CONTINUE READING

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