[Ectopic pregnancy as a presenting symptom for lung cancer].

Shani Attia, Alon Ben-Nun, Tatiana Rabin, Nir Peled

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    Abstract

    This article describes a rare presentation of squamous cell carcinoma of the lung, mimicking an ectopic pregnancy secreting beta-hCG protein in a 47 year old female smoker, who was treated with Methotrexate and subsequently curettage, tubectomy and right ovariectomy, because of suspected hydatidiform mole. This document presents a rare and chaotic case of lung cancer and reviews the differential diagnosis of an increased level of the beta-hCG marker and the therapeutic approach to these cases.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)398-401, 436
    JournalHarefuah
    Volume151
    Issue number7
    StatePublished - 1 Jan 2012

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