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Hypercalcemia occurs in which type of lung cancer?

 # Hypercalcemia occurs in which type of lung cancer?
a) Oat cell
b) Giant cell
c) Squamous cell
d) Alveolar cell



The correct answer is C. Squamous cell carcinoma.

- Non metastatic  extrapulmonary manifestations of lung cancers include metabolic, endocrine neurological and vascular and hematological and skeletal features. 

- Endocrine (10%) (usually small cell carcinoma), ectopic adrenocorticotrophin syndrome, syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (SIADH), Hypercalcemia (Usually squamous cell carcinoma).


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