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[Roentgeno-morphologic forms of bronchioloalveolar cancer].
Vestn Rentgenol Radiol. 1990 Jul-Aug;(4):42-8
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M L Shulutko
M G Vinner
L M Grinberg
G I Mazur
Vestn Rentgenol Radiol. 1990 Jul-Aug;(4):42-8
Publication Type
Adenocarcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar - epidemiology - pathology - radiography
Lung Neoplasms - epidemiology - pathology - radiography
Retrospective Studies
Russia - epidemiology
The paper is concerned with the description of clinical, x-ray and morphological investigation of 123 bronchoalveolar cancer patients. Three types of this disease were defined: nodular (homogeneous and nonhomogeneous), pneumonia-like (infiltrative and infiltrative-nodular) and mixed (focal-disseminated, focal-nodular and focal-infiltrative). These types of bronchoalveolar cancer are most probably stages of the same tumor process. Clinical and x-ray signs of each type showed correlation with a morphological picture of a tumor. Shadow nonhomogeneity as one of the main x-ray signs of bronchoalveolar cancer was shown to be determined by the "alveolar" structure of a tumor, a tendency to the formation of small cavities, filled with viscous mucosa and air. Correct clinical and x-ray diagnosis in all types of bronchoalveolar cancer (before the use of the morphological methods) was established in 45.5% of the patients.
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