Spindle cell carcinoma of lung
Spindle cell carcinoma of the lung a very rare primary pulmonary malignancy. It is sometimes classified as a sarcomatoid carcinoma of the lung. Some authors also use the term synonymously with pleomorphic carcinomas of the lung 1 while the WHO 1999 classification system places the latter as a seperate entity.
Tumors usually shows concurrent presence of malignant epithelial and homologous sarcomatoid spindle cell components by co-expressing cytokeratin and vimentin in various degrees.
We dont know of any specific imaging features specifically for this tumor. Lesion may either present as endobronchial lesions or peripheral parenchymal lesions.