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2008, Volume 24, Number 1, Page(s) 064-068     
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Sarcomatoid carcinomas of the lung: Report of three cases
Mehmet KEFELİ1, Levent YILDIZ1, Oğuz AYDIN1, Oğuz UZUN2, Bedri KANDEMİR1
1Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Patoloji Anabilim Dalı, SAMSUN
2Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Göğüs Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, SAMSUN
Keywords: Sarcomatoid carcinoma, lung, histopathology

Sarcomatoid carcinoma is a rare tumor group accounting for 0.3-1.3% of all malignant lung neoplasms. It is a heterogeneous group of nonsmall cell lung carcinomas containing a sarcoma or sarcoma-like component. In this paper, we describe three cases of sarcomatoid carcinoma of the lung and the histopathologic and clinical features of this rare tumor are discussed.

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