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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 46-48

Spontaneous expectoration of tumor tissue in primary adenocarcinoma lung


1 Department of Respiratory Medicine, J. L. N. Medical College, Ajmer, India
2 Department of Pathology, J. L. N. Medical College, Ajmer, India
3 Department of Pathology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Ramakant Dixit
Department of Respiratory Medicine, J. L. N. Medical College, Opp. Patel Stadium, Kala Bagh, Ajmer 305001, Rajasthan.
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ajm.ajm_97_20

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Spontaneous expectoration of the tissue fragments in primary lung carcinoma is an extremely unusual event. Expectoration of tumor fragments is a significant event that should not be ignored as it serves itself as a noninvasive tool to diagnose underlying malignancy if such samples are immediately preserved and subjected to histopathological examination. More so, expectoration of a large-sized fragment may provide substantial relief from the breathlessness. Reported here is the case of a middle-aged male patient with adenocarcinoma in the right lung, and mass extended up to trachea, who spontaneously coughed out pieces of tumor tissue.


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