Cystic pulmonary metastases

Cystic pulmonary metastases are atypical morphological form on pulmonary metastases where lesions manifest as distinct cystic lesions. It is slightly different form the term cavitating pulmonary metastases in that the lesions are extremely thin walled.

It has been reported with many primary tumours which include:

One of the complications that can occur with cystic lung metastases is development of pneumothoraces.


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Article Information

rID: 21628
Systems: Chest, Oncology
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cystic pulmonary metastasis
  • Cystic lung metastases
  • Cystic lung metastasis

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