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A rare tumor of the lung, hepatoid adenocarcinoma


MOJ Clinical & Medical Case Reports
Salomon Jasqui Remba, Isaac Baley Amiga, Alan Jasqui Bucay

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Abstract

The hepatoid adenocarcinoma is an uncommon tumor and even more uncommon whenit is located in the pulmonary system. This neoplasm is highly related to the synthesis of alpha-fetoprotein. We present a case of a 60 year old male patient who presented uncontrolled chronic pain on his left shoulderand left chest. After few studies, in an antero-posterior X ray of the shoulder, a pulmonary mass was found. The mass was then diagnosed with the corresponding studiesas a pulmonary hepatoid adenocarcinoma. In this report we mention the characteristics of this pathology in different organs and systems, mainly in the respiratory system.

Keywords

hepatoidadenocarcinoma, tumor, hepatocellular, cancer, neoplasm, alpha-fetoprotein, chemotherapy, neoplasm, cardiology, sternum, lymphadenopathy

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