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Acad Pathol. 2017 Jan-Dec; 4: 2374289517705950.
Published online 2017 July 24. doi:  10.1177/2374289517705950
PMCID: PMC5528918

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung


The following fictional case is intended as a learning tool within the Pathology Competencies for Medical Education (PCME), a set of national standards for teaching pathology. These are divided into three basic competencies: Disease Mechanisms and Processes, Organ System Pathology, and Diagnostic Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology. For additional information, and a full list of learning objectives for all three competencies, see

Keywords: pathology competencies, organ system pathology, morphologic features, paraneoplastic syndrome, pulmonary neoplasia, squamous cell carcinoma

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