A rare form of the lung cancer: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma: A case report

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Lung cancer, Mucoepidermoid carcinoma

Abstract

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) of the lung is a rare form of lung cancer that is classified into low grade and high grade based on histological features. For Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Lung, surgery is the most commonly used and most effective form of treatment. Surgical resection is the primary treatment for low-grade MEC with excellent outcomes but high-grade MEC is a more aggressive form of this malignancy.

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2018-09-01

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Case Report

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Temiz G, Yıldız Özgur Ömer, Gülyüz Ömer C, Karaoğlanoğlu N. A rare form of the lung cancer: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma: A case report. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2018 Sep. 1 [cited 2024 Jun. 23];2(3):410-2. Available from: https://jsurgmed.com/article/view/438745