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Primary myoepithelial carcinoma of the lung: a rare entity treated with parenchymal sparing resection

By Inderpal S Sarkaria, Deborah DeLair, William D Travis and Raja M Flores


Primary lung myoepithelial carcinomas are rare neoplasms arising from the salivary glands of the respiratory epithelium. Given the rare occurrences and reports of these tumors, appropriate recommendations for resection are difficult to formulate. Although classified as low-grade neoplasms, these tumors have a significant rate of recurrence and distant metastasis

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