Sputum cytology of metastatic choriocarcinoma: a case report.


A 32-year-old woman who complained of cough and hemoptysis was found to have a metastatic trophoblastic tumor in her lungs and in a supraclavicular lymph node. A regressed primary teratoma of the ovary was considered the most likely origin of the tumor. Sputum cytology showed malignant cells, many of which were in elongated fiberlike forms and some of which… (More)


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