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Lung

, Volume 194, Issue 1, pp 171–173 | Cite as

Pulmonary Carcinosarcoma Arising in the Framework of an Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

  • Filippo Lococo
  • Fabrizio Luppi
  • Stefania Cerri
  • Gloria Montanari
  • Alessandro Stefani
  • Giulio Rossi
Article

Keywords

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Carcinosarcoma Usual Interstitial Pneumonia Sarcomatoid Carcinoma Lung Mass 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors thank Dr. Cavazza Alberto (expert pulmonary pathologist) for his precious contribution (“confirmatory opinion”).

Author Contributions

All authors contributed to patient care and wrote the report. Written consent to publication was obtained.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

None.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Filippo Lococo
    • 1
  • Fabrizio Luppi
    • 2
  • Stefania Cerri
    • 2
  • Gloria Montanari
    • 2
  • Alessandro Stefani
    • 3
  • Giulio Rossi
    • 4
  1. 1.Unit of Thoracic SurgeryIRCCS-Arcispedale Santa Maria NuovaReggio EmiliaItaly
  2. 2.Respiratory Disease ClinicAzienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Policlinico di ModenaModenaItaly
  3. 3.Operative Unit of Thoracic SurgeryAzienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Policlinico di ModenaModenaItaly
  4. 4.Pathologic AnatomyAzienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Policlinico di ModenaModenaItaly

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