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Cancer of unknown primary

Cancer of unknown primary is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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DDx

  • Poorly differentiated: lymphoma, germ cell tumor, melanoma, neuroendocrine, prostate
  • Adenocarcinoma: breast, prostate, pancreatic, hepatobiliary, lung, colon, ovarian
  • Squamous cell (depending on location of adenopathy): head and neck, genital, anorectal, cervical, lung
  • Others: melanoma, sarcoma, thyroid

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Cancer of Unknown Primary." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114153/all/Cancer_of_unknown_primary.
Zeiger RF. Cancer of unknown primary. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114153/all/Cancer_of_unknown_primary. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Cancer of unknown primary. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114153/all/Cancer_of_unknown_primary
Zeiger RF. Cancer of Unknown Primary [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114153/all/Cancer_of_unknown_primary.
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