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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 157838, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/157838
Research Article

Difference of Morphology and Immunophenotype between Central and Peripheral Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Lung

1Department of Pathology, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki 852-8501, Japan
2Laboratory of Pathology, Toyama University Hospital, Toyama 930-0194, Japan
3Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Saga 849-8501, Japan

Received 28 April 2013; Revised 24 July 2013; Accepted 26 July 2013

Academic Editor: Sherven Sharma

Copyright © 2013 Tomayoshi Hayashi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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