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Bronchial carcinoma in an ovarian cystic teratoma (dermoid)
  1. H. Fox
  1. Department of Pathology, University of Manchester
  2. Department of Obstetrics, University of Manchester

    Abstract

    An ovarian cystic teratoma (dermoid) in which a squamous cell carcinoma had developed from bronchial epithelium via a process of basal cell hyperplasia, squamous metaplasia, and malignant change in situ is described. It is suggested that this sequence of changes may be due to the carcinogenic action of a constituent of the cyst contents.

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