Monday, March 31, 2014

Q: Which type of lung cancer is mostly associated with lung abcess?

Answer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma

When a pulmonary abscess doesn’t improve with appropriate medical management, there  should be  a suspicion of lung cancer.


L.E.L. Hendriks and co. - A pulmonary abscess, beware of lung cancer! Respiratory Medicine CME - Volume 4, Issue 4, 2011, Pages 157–159

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