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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 284323, 3 pages
Case Report

Former Mucinous Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma Revisited

1Division of Respirology and Sleep Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Al-Adan Hospital, P.O. Box 46969, Ahmadi 64020, Kuwait
2Department of Radiology, Al-Adan Hospital, P.O. Box 46969, Ahmadi 64020, Kuwait
3Department of Pathology, Al-Sabah Hospital, P.O. Box 4078, Safat 13041, Kuwait

Received 21 August 2013; Accepted 21 October 2013

Academic Editor: Jahn M. Nesland

Copyright © 2013 Mohammed H. AlShati 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.


This is a brief case report of invasive multicentric mucinous adenocarcinoma presented at a rather young age with bronchorrhea and persistent consolidation that ended up with the patient demise; nevertheless, we demonstrate relevant radiological and pathological features with emphasis on the new classification of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma, a term that should no longer be in use.