Cancer of unknown primary

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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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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