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  Advanced primary pulmonary carcinosarcoma: a case report and review of the literature [Respir Case Rep]
Respir Case Rep. 2017; 6(2): 74-77 | DOI: 10.5505/respircase.2017.35220  

Advanced primary pulmonary carcinosarcoma: a case report and review of the literature

Rachid Tanz1, Iliass Elalami1, Mohamed Amine Azami2, Mohamed Allaoui2, Hassan Errihani3, Mohamed Ichou1
1Departments of Medical Oncology, Military Hospital Med V Faculty of Medicine, Mohamed V University, BP10000 Rabat, Morocco
2Department of Pathology, Military Hospital Med V Faculty of Medicine, Mohamed V University, BP10000 Rabat, Morocco
3Department of Medical Oncology, National Institute of Oncology, Rabat, Morocco

Pulmonary carcinosarcoma (PCS) is a rare tumor, that comprises approximately 0.2% to 0.4% of all pulmonary neoplasms.
PCS was defined in the World Health Organization classification as "poorly differentiated non-small cell lung carcinomas containing a sarcoma-like element or sarcomatous component". Presently, described is case of a 46-year-old male who presented with advanced primary PCS.

Keywords: Pulmonary carcinosarcoma, sarcomatoid carcinoma, chemotherapy


İlerlemiş Primer Pulmoner Karsinosarkom: Olgu sunumu ve Literatürün Gözden Geçirilmesi

Rachid Tanz1, Iliass Elalami1, Mohamed Amine Azami2, Mohamed Allaoui2, Hassan Errihani3, Mohamed Ichou1
1Departments of Medical Oncology, Military Hospital Med V Faculty of Medicine, Mohamed V University, BP10000 Rabat, Morocco
2Department of Pathology, Military Hospital Med V Faculty of Medicine, Mohamed V University, BP10000 Rabat, Morocco
3Department of Medical Oncology, National Institute of Oncology, Rabat, Morocco

Pulmoner karsinosarkom nadir bir tümör olup tüm pulmoner maligniteler içerisinde yaklaşık 0,2 ile 0,4 arasında görülmektedir. Pulmoner karsinosarkom Dünya Sağlık Örgütü sınıflamasında “sarkom benzeri element veya sarkomatöz komponent içeren az differansiye küçük hücreli dışı akciğer kanseri” olarak tanımlanmıştır. İleri evre primer pulmoner karsinosarkom saptanan 46 yaşındaki erkek olguyu sunuyoruz.

Anahtar Kelimeler: pulmoner karsinosarkom, sarkomatoid karsinoma, kemoterapi


Rachid Tanz, Iliass Elalami, Mohamed Amine Azami, Mohamed Allaoui, Hassan Errihani, Mohamed Ichou. Advanced primary pulmonary carcinosarcoma: a case report and review of the literature. Respir Case Rep. 2017; 6(2): 74-77

Corresponding Author: Rachid Tanz, Morocco


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