Current Thoracic Surgery 2023 , Vol 8 , Issue 2
Six different types of primary tumors in a lady: multiple primary tumors
Funda İncekara1,İlteriş Türk1,Funda Demirağ2,Şevki Mustafa Demiröz3,Göktürk Fındık1
1Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Health Sciences, Ankara Atatürk Sanatoryum Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Pathology, University of Health Sciences, Ankara Atatürk Sanatoryum Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
3Department of Thoracic Surgery, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
DOI : 10.26663/cts.2023.0019 Viewed : 1240 - Downloaded : 392 Multiple primary tumors are the ones that develop in the same patient at the same or different times. Each separate tumor should be proved to be malignant by histologic examination to rule out metastatic disease. A 59 year-old female patient was referred to our clinic for a newly diagnosed solitary pulmonary nodule. She is an uncommon case who has six primary tumors; a Kaposi’s sarcoma of extremity, an infiltrative ductal carcinoma of breast and four different types of lung neoplasms. Keywords : adenocarcinoma in-situ, carcinoid tumor, infiltrative ductal carcinoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma