Lung carcinosarcoma with liposarcoma element: autopsy case.

  title={Lung carcinosarcoma with liposarcoma element: autopsy case.},
  author={Riko Kitazawa and Sohei Kitazawa and Yoshihiro Nishimura and Takeshi Kondo and Chiho Obayashi},
  journal={Pathology international},
  volume={56 8},
Pulmonary carcinosarcoma, consisting of both carcinoma and sarcoma with a heterologous element, is a rare subtype, comprising approximately 0.3% of primary lung neoplasia. A 57-year-old man was admitted because of severe dyspnea. A tumor wholly occupying the right thorax was biopsied and diagnosed as pleomorphic sarcoma. The tumor did not respond to… CONTINUE READING