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What are the histological findings in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung?
keratin pearl formation
intercellular bridging
What are the histological findings in adenocarcinoma of the lung?
Glandular appearance
Mucin production
What are the histological findings in bronchoalveolar carcinoma of the lung?
Columnar cells that line cellular spaces
Finger like projections
What are the histological findings in large cell carcinoma of the lung?
Large malignant cells with lots of cyto
Glandular appearance
What are the histological findings in small cell carcinoma of the lung?
Cells are slightly larger than lymphocytes
Nuclear molding
What are the radiographic findings of squamous cell carcinoma?
Centrally located mass with cavitation
What are the radiographic findings of adenocarcinoma?
Peripheral parenchymal or subpleural mass
What are the radiographic findings of bronchoalveolar carcinoma?
Multifocal masses
What are the radiographic findings of large cell carcinoma?
Peripheral lesion
Cavitation
What are the radiographic findings of small cell carcinoma?
Hilar mass
What are the complications of squamous cell carcinoma?
Atelectasis
Post-obstructive pneumonia
What are the complications of adenocarcinoma carcinoma?
EArly spread through lymphatics and blood
What are the complications of bronchoalveolar cell carcinoma?
Massive bronchorrhea
Good prognosis, though
What are the complications of large cell carcinoma?
Early metastasis
What are the complications of small cell carcinoma?
Early metastasis
What are the paraneoplastic syndromes associated with squamous cell carcinoma?
Hypercalcemia
Pancoast Syndrome
What are the paraneoplastic syndromes associated with adenocarcinoma?
none
What are the paraneoplastic syndromes associated with bronchoalveolar carcinoma?
none
What are the paraneoplastic syndromes associated with larege cell carcinoma?
Gynecomastia from ectopic GnRH
What are the paraneoplastic syndromes associated with small cell carcinoma?
SIADH
Eaton-Lambert Syndrome
Cushing's Syndrome