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ARD drafted and co-wrote the manuscript with RAP. RML revised the literature and translated the article in french. RML was also responsible for translating the articles in polish and japanese. IC and UR Jr were involved in the clinical care of the patient and revised the final writing of the manuscript. JNR reported the pathological findings and prepared the included images. All authors have read and approved the final version of the manuscript.
Isolated splenic metastasis from lung cancer is a very rare occurrence with only a few reports available. Here, we report the case of a 82-year-old male who underwent a bilobectomy for a lung squamous cell carcinoma and 16 months later developed an isolated splenic metastasis. Additionally, previous reports are reviewed and discussed.
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- Isolated splenic metastasis from lung squamous cell carcinoma
Andre R Dias
Rodrigo A Pinto
Juliana N Ravanini
Renato M Lupinacci
Ulysses Ribeiro Jr
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