Well-differentiated fetal adenocarcinoma of the lung

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Well-differentiated fetal adenocarcinoma of the lung

Synonyms: WDFA

Well-differentiated fetal adenocarcinoma of the lung is a rare primary low-grade bronchopulmonary neoplasm characterized by a well-circumscribed usually large pulmonary mass that is histologically composed of glycogen-rich neoplastic glands and tubules that resemble fetal lungs at 10 to 16 weeks of gestation and benign adjacent stroma. It typically presents with chest pain cough dyspnea hemoptysis and/or generalized non-specific symptoms such as night sweats lethargy poor appetite and weight loss.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version February 2024

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