Case reports

A series of patients with unusual lung cancers with unusual presentations

D Maphanga


Lung malignancies have become increasingly prevalent. Occasionally, an unusual tumour is diagnosed, or a common tumour type presents unusually. This case report reviews 3 cases of thoracic neoplasm, including two cases of uncommon cancers (primary lung adenoid cystic carcinoma and thoracic desmoplastic small round cell high-grade sarcoma) and an atypical presentation of malignant mesothelioma.

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D Maphanga, Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa

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African Journal of Thoracic and Critical Care Medicine 2019;25(2):59-61. DOI:10.7196/SARJ.2019.v25i2.230

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Date submitted: 2019-07-25
Date published: 2019-07-31

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