Primary Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Lung
Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology, 07/11/2012
El–Sameed YA et al. – The authors report a patient with Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) who presented with cough, hemoptysis, and localized findings on chest examination. This case emphasizes the importance of obtaining adequate biopsy to establish the correct diagnosis. In addition, it highlights that MEC of the lung usually presents in the low–grade form, carrying a favorable prognosis.