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Squamous carcinoma of the lung with osteocartilaginous stroma
  1. Paul Flanagan,
  2. Alex W. McCracken,
  3. Robert Mc P. Cross
  1. Royal Air Force Institute of Pathology and Tropical Medicine, Halton, Bucks.

    Abstract

    An instance of a squamous carcinoma of the lung with osteocartilaginous metaplasia in the stroma is reported. This unusual stromal response is similar to extraskeletal osteocartilaginous metaplasia in any other site, and is a change which occasionally is produced by a variety of pathological and experimental conditions, including gastrointestinal adenocarcinoma and urinary tract epithelial carcinoma. This stromal response should be differentiated from a true sarcomatous participation in the tumour.

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