Primary salivary type lung tumor: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma

  title={Primary salivary type lung tumor: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma},
  author={Amit Chopra and Chang Bo Shim and Nirmal S. Sharma and David Gordon and Amit S. Tibb},
  booktitle={Respiratory medicine case reports},
Primary salivary type lung cancer are extremely rare intrathoracic malignancies. Mucoepidermoid tumor is one of the salivary gland tumor which originates from submucosal glands of tracheobronchial tree. These are very slow growing low grade malignant tumors. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment and rarely requires adjuvant therapy. In this case report, we describe a case of a young male who presented with cough and hemoptysis. On further investigation he was found to have mucoepidermoid tumor… CONTINUE READING


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