The Characteristic of Secondary Lung Tumours in Medan

Authors

  • Noni Novisari Soeroso Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Universitas Sumatera Utara Hospital, Jl. Dr Mansyur No. 66 Medan 20154, Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Dina Afiani Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Universitas Sumatera Utara Hospital, Jl. Dr Mansyur No. 66 Medan 20154, Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Setia Putra Tarigan Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Universitas Sumatera Utara Hospital, Jl. Dr Mansyur No. 66 Medan 20154, Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Fidya Qodry Faculty of Medicine Universitas Sumatera Utara, Jl. Dr Mansyur No. 5 Medan 20155, Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2019.410

Keywords:

Characteristic, Secondary Lung Tumors, Lung Metastases, Adenocarcinoma

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Metastatic malignant neoplasms are the most commonly known as secondary lung tumour. Any cancer could have the ability to spread to the lung. The secondary tumour most typically appears on radiologic findings are multiple nodules pleural effusion, etc.

AIM: To observe the characteristic of secondary lung tumours patients in Haji Adam Malik General Hospital.

MATERIAL AND METHODS: Research design is a cross-sectional with consecutive sampling to 53 patients that are diagnosed with secondary lung tumours. The data was taken from the medical record of secondary lung tumours diagnoses in Haji Adam Malik General Hospital medical record department.

RESULTS: From the study, most cases are found in < 40-year-old age group with a percentage of 34%. The highest secondary lung tumour was ovarian carcinoma (13.2%) and multiple nodules (52.8%) from radiology images. Adenocarcinoma is the most found cytology/histopathology type which is around 69.8%.

CONCLUSION: Female ages < 40 years are the group with the most cases of secondary lung tumours. Primary tumour from the ovarian is the main cause of secondary lung tumour.

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Published

2019-08-20

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Soeroso NN, Afiani D, Tarigan SP, Qodry F. The Characteristic of Secondary Lung Tumours in Medan. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2019 Aug. 20 [cited 2024 Apr. 21];7(16):2623-5. Available from: https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2019.410

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Neuroscience, Neurology, and Psychiatry

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