Acinic cell carcinoma of the lung

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Acinic cell carcinoma of the lung is a very rare malignant neoplasm originating from bronchial glands.[1] It is classified as a salivary gland-like carcinoma under the most widely used lung cancer classification system.[2]


  1. ^ Chuah KL, Yap WM, Tan HW, Koong HN. Recurrence of pulmonary acinic cell carcinoma. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2006;130:932-3.
  2. ^ Travis, William D; Brambilla, Elisabeth; Muller-Hermelink, H Konrad; Harris, Curtis C, eds. (2004). Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus and Heart (PDF). World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Lyon: IARC Press. ISBN 92-832-2418-3. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 

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