Primary lung cancer in an 18-year-old boy: Case report

Masaaki Fukuda, Yasutsuna Sasaki, Michiie Sakamoto, Masayuki Noguchi, Nagahiro Saijo

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An autopsy case of an 18-year-old boy with adenocarcinoma of the lung is reported. He ex perienced dyspnea and hemosputum in July 1988. Chest radiographs showed a diffuse bilater al streaky shadow, bilateral pleural effusion and cardiac enlargement. The diagnosis of adenocarcinoma was made by transbronchial biopsy at another hosptial. He visited the National Cancer Center Hospital on October 7, 1988. The diagnosis of lung cancer was strongly suggested by positive immunohistochemical staining for pulmonary surfactant apoprotein in biopsy speci mens from supraclavicular lymph nodes. Intensive systemic survey demonstrated no other primary site than the lung. The patient was treated with cisplatin, adriamycin and etoposide and his subjective symptoms such as cough and dyspnea significantly improved over the next three months. Tumor shadows in the lung increased steadily, however after February, 1989. A sig nificant lymphangitic spread of the carcinoma and marked obsteoblastic bone metastases were revealed at autopsy.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)177-181
ページ数5
ジャーナルJapanese journal of clinical oncology
20
2
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 1990 6月
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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 腫瘍学
  • 放射線学、核医学およびイメージング
  • 癌研究

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