Spindle cell tumor of the lung: A rare case

Gautam Rawal, Sankalp Yadav, Sujana Rajamma


Spindle cell carcinoma of the lung is a rare, aggressive lung malignancy (non-small cell carcinoma) with a poor prognosis. This tumor accounts for approximately 0.4% of all lung malignancies, and due to its rarity, standard therapy is yet to be established for its management and treatment. The prevalence of this tumor is more common in males as compared to females (ratio of 4:1) and usually occurs in the sixth/seventh decade of life, more so in smokers. The authors report a case of a 79-year-old male patient who was incidentally detected and diagnosed with this rare lung carcinoma proven with a lung biopsy.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/dcc.v9n2p1


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