Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Pulmonology
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 4649813, 4 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4649813
Case Report

A Rare Case of Metastatic Choriocarcinoma of Lung Origin

1Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
2Division of Pathology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
3Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
4Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Southside Hospital, Bay Shore, NY, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Parth Rali; moc.oohay@ilar_htrap_rd

Received 8 September 2017; Accepted 31 October 2017; Published 7 December 2017

Academic Editor: Akif Turna

Copyright © 2017 Parth Rali 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.

Linked References

  1. V. Di Crescenzo, P. Laperuta, F. Napolitano, C. Carlomagno, A. Garzi, and M. Vitale, “An unusual case of primary choriocarcinoma of the lung,” BMC Surgery, vol. 13, no. 2, article no. S33, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. U. B. M. Kinni, “Primary pulmonary choriocarcinoma: Is it still an enigma,” Indian Journal of Chest Diseases and Allied Sciences, vol. 47, pp. 216–226, 2007. View at Google Scholar
  3. J. Serno, F. Zeppernick, J. Jäkel et al., “Primary pulmonary choriocarcinoma: Case report and review of the literature,” Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation, vol. 74, no. 2, pp. 171–176, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. R. S. Berkowitz and D. P. Goldstein, “Chorionic tumors,” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 335, no. 23, pp. 1740–1798, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. X. M. Li, X. Y. Liu, and Z. X. Liu, “Choriocarcinoma with multiple lung, skull and skin metastases in a postmenopausal female: A case report,” Oncology Letters, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 3837–3839, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. G. Brouet, J. Chretien, J. Marche, and G. Roussel, “Apparently primary pulmonary choriocarcinoma in pregnancy,” Journal français de médecine et chirurgie thoraciques, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 211–222, 1959. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. M. Schulz, A. Hernandez, and F. Rebora, “Primary chorio-carcinoma of the lung; Case report,” Rev Mex Tuberc Enferm Apar Respir, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 314–322, 1956. View at Google Scholar
  8. Y. Ikura, T. Inoue, H. Tsukuda, T. Yamamoto, M. Ueda, and Y. Kobayashi, “Primary choriocarcinoma and human chorionic gonadotrophin-producing giant cell carcinoma of the lung: Are they independent entities?” Histopathology, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 17–25, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. S. Kamata, A. Sakurada, N. Sato, M. Noda, and Y. Okada, “A case of primary pulmonary choriocarcinoma successfully treated by surgery,” General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 361–364, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. P. Vaideeswar, J. Mehta, and J. Deshpande, “Primary pulmonary choriocarcinoma - A series of 7 cases,” Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology, vol. 47, no. 4, pp. 494–496, 2004. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus