Unique case of pulmonary bronchial gland type tumor with broad spectrum of cell differentiation from the terminal duct-acinar unit to excretory duct.


In the lung, acinic cell carcinoma (ACC) is a rare form of tumor. Reported herein is a unique bronchial gland-type tumor diagnosed as well-differentiated ACC that developed in the B9 bronchus of the left lung. Various immunohistochemical and histochemical staining partly satisfied the diagnosis of ACC. Moreover, this tumor contained various sizes of mucous… (More)


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