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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 935-937

Calvarial metastasis from adenocarcinoma of lung: An uncommon initial presentation diagnosed by cytology


Department of Pathology, College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Subrata Pal
Kalpataru Apartment, Sahid Colony, BT Road, PS Khardaha, North 24 Pargana, West Bengal
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jcrt.JCRT_1285_16

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Bone metastasis from lung primary is not uncommon and about one-third of bone metastases originate from lung. However, skull bone metastasis is uncommon from lung carcinoma. Metastasis to skull bone and scalp as an initial presentation of lung carcinoma is a very rare phenomenon. We have diagnosed a case of calvarial metastasis with scalp swelling as an initial presentation of adenocarcinoma of lung by fine-needle aspiration cytology in an aged female. Radiologically, it was suggested as tuberculous lesion but cytology gave the correct diagnosis. Here, we present a rare case of calvarial metastasis as a presentation of adenocarcinoma of lung in an elderly female.


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