Tuberc Respir Dis > Volume 41(4); 1994 > Article
Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 1994;41(4):429-434.
DOI:    Published online August 1, 1994.
A Case of Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma in Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patient.
Jae Man Jeong, Ju Young Song, Jae Rack Hong, Young Jun Kim, Moon Shik Kim
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of lung are rare carcinoma arising from the submucosal glands tissue of the proximal tracheobronchial tree. The carcinoma can be divided into low grade and high grade varienties. The most important factors in the prognosis include histological grading and the ability to achieve a complete surgical resection. We experienced a case of high grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma in pulmonary tuberculosis patient of 67 years old male who has been suffered from left chest pain for several weeks. He was not treated and died seventeen months later.
Key Words: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma, High grade, Pulmonary tuberculosis

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