Acute Spontaneous Tumor Lysis Syndrome in Adenocarcinoma of the Lung: A Case Report

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Abstract

Acute tumor lysis syndrome (ATLS) is a constellation of metabolic complications that typically occurs in the setting of treatment of hematologic malignancies. On occasion, it has been reported to occur after therapy for solid tumors associated with large tumor burdens and aggressive therapy. We herein report the occurrence of spontaneous acute tumor lysis syndrome in a man with untreated metastatic adenocarcinoma of the lung, and briefly discuss the literature.

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