Pulmonary carcinosarcoma initially presenting as invasive aspergillosis: a case report of previously unreported combination

@inproceedings{Olobatoke2010PulmonaryCI,
  title={Pulmonary carcinosarcoma initially presenting as invasive aspergillosis: a case report of previously unreported combination},
  author={Ariyo O Olobatoke and Doina David and Wasif Hafeez and Thien Van and Husain A. Saleh},
  booktitle={Diagnostic pathology},
  year={2010}
}
Carcinosarcoma of the lung is a malignant tumor composed of a mixture of carcinoma and sarcoma elements. The carcinomatous component is most commonly squamous followed by adenocarcinoma. The sarcomatous component commonly comprises the bulk of the tumor and shows poorly differentiated spindle cell features. Foci of differentiated sarcomatous elements such as chondrosarcoma and osteosarcoma may be seen. Aspergillus pneumonia is the most common form of invasive aspergillosis and occurs mainly in… CONTINUE READING
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