Open Pathology Project/Small cell carcinoma of lung

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Micograph of small Cell Carcinoma Lung. The tumor appears blue because the malignant epithelial cells are small with scanty cytoplasm, nuclei shows finely granulated chromatin. Cells are seen in clusters. There is nuclear overlapping with moulding and crushing.

Small cell lung carcinoma is a type of lung cancer, which is fast growing, mostly seen in smokers.

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