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A 70-year-old man has a 3-month history of weakness ...

Squamous cell carcinoma

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submitted by hayayah(445),

Squamous cell carcinoma characteristics: cavitation, hypercalcemia, associated with smoking.

Small cell may actually produce antibodies against presynaptic Ca channels.

smc213  Increased PTHrP seen in squamous cell lung cancer leads to increased Ca2+ levels +3  




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submitted by eacv(7),

to add : it also ARISE FROM BRONCHUS and that is described in the qx.