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Lung cancer (diagnosis)

Lung cancer Feb 18, 2009
Patient with a centrally located lung mass, with mediastinal invasion. The diagnosis of squamous cell lung cancer was confirmed by EUS-guided FNA, which showed clumps of atypical cells in a background of erythrocytes.
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Lung cancer (core biopsy) Feb 8, 2005
Mediastinal tumor mass visualized by CT with negative bronchoscopy brushings. The tumor was visualized by EUS from the mid-esophagus, with negative EUS-FNA smears. Diagnosis was subsequently obtained by EUS-guided core biopsy. The parrafin embedded biopsies were examined and confirmed the diagnosis of bronchopulmonary adenocarcinoma.
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Lung cancer (EUS-FNA) Feb 8, 2005
Mediastinal tumor mass compressing the esophagus, visualized by EUS from the mid-esophagus as a hypoechoic, inhomogenous mass. Diagnosis was confirmed by EUS-guided FNA biopsy; the cytology smears showed clumps of small atypical cells in a background of erythrocytes and large pavimentous cells.
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