Open Pathology Project/Squamous cell carcinoma of lung

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Micrograph of squamous Cell Carcinoma Lung. A lobule of polygonal squamous cells with moderate amount of eosinophilic cytoplasm and hyperchromatic nuclei are seen. The islands show abnormal keratinization in the form of epithelial pearls in the centre. These epithelial pearls are whorls or eddies of malignant cells with pink keratin in the centre.

Squamous cell carcinoma of the lung is a non-small cell carcinoma which originate in the bronchi.

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