A rare case of primary lung adenocarcinoma detected by routine liquid-based cervical cytology

A. M. Khan, Vineet R. Jain, K. Schlesinger, P. Mahadevia, M. Haigentz, A. R. Berman

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Abstract

Cervical cytology is mainly used for the screening and detection of early cervical cancers and its precursors. Rarely, detection of malignant cells in cervical cytology specimens is the first manifestation of an extrauterine (EU) malignancy. We report a case of a 49-year-old female in which adenocarcinoma initially diagnosed on routine, liquid-based cervical cytology led to the detection of a primary lung cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)282-285
Number of pages4
JournalLung Cancer
Volume58
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2007

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Cell Biology
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms
Adenocarcinoma
Adenocarcinoma of lung
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Keywords

  • Carcinoma
  • Cervix
  • Cytology
  • Extrauterine (EU)
  • Liquid smear
  • Lung
  • Metastatic
  • Pap (Papanicolaou)
  • Primary

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  • Oncology

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A rare case of primary lung adenocarcinoma detected by routine liquid-based cervical cytology. / Khan, A. M.; Jain, Vineet R.; Schlesinger, K.; Mahadevia, P.; Haigentz, M.; Berman, A. R.

In: Lung Cancer, Vol. 58, No. 2, 11.2007, p. 282-285.

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Khan, AM, Jain, VR, Schlesinger, K, Mahadevia, P, Haigentz, M & Berman, AR 2007, 'A rare case of primary lung adenocarcinoma detected by routine liquid-based cervical cytology', Lung Cancer, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 282-285. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2007.04.017
Khan, A. M. ; Jain, Vineet R. ; Schlesinger, K. ; Mahadevia, P. ; Haigentz, M. ; Berman, A. R. / A rare case of primary lung adenocarcinoma detected by routine liquid-based cervical cytology. In: Lung Cancer. 2007 ; Vol. 58, No. 2. pp. 282-285.
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