PLEOMORPHIC CARCINOMA OF LUNG: AN UNUSUAL MALIGNANCY DIAGNOSED ON SMALL BIOPSY
*Behera Pushpanjali, Jain Swasti and Pramanik Anup Kumar
Pleomorphic carcinoma of the lung is a rare malignancy and it is classified as a subtype of sarcomatoid carcinomas of the lung. These tumors are highly aggressive and are composed of tumor cells with significant cytological aytpia and contain a variable proportion of spindle and giant cells. This malignancy shows a high degree of tumor heterogeneity and thus, diagnosing this lesion on cytology or small biopsy can be challenging.
Keywords: Sarcomatoid carcinomas, spindle and giant cells.
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