Lung Tumors of Uncertain Histogenesis

  • Annikka Weissferdt
  • Cesar A. Moran


The cell of origin of several rare lung tumors is still a matter of debate. Although some progress has been made in the last few decades in identifying the possible histogenesis of these tumors, their exact origins remain uncertain. Clear cell sugar tumor of lung, granular cell tumor, inflammatory pseudotumor, and sclerosing hemangioma are a group of tumors that fall into this category. A summary of the most pertinent features of these tumors is provided in Table 10.1.


Cholesterol Sugar Surfactant Lymphoma Adenocarcinoma 


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  • Annikka Weissferdt
    • 1
  • Cesar A. Moran
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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