Adenocarcinoma - lung

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Resected bladder cancer on surveillance to rule out metastasis.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female


Right para-tracheal opacity. 



Right upper lobe para-tracheal lesion.

Case Discussion

Right upper lobectomy: Moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma, adenocarcinoma in situ, invasive acinar and micropapillary types with maximal diameter of 6 cm. Extension across visceral pleura to visceral pleural surface. Extensive lymphatic permeation in the vicinity of the tumour. 

Adenocarcinoma in situ maximal diameter 2 cm consistent with second primary.

Focal atypical adenomatous hyperplasia.

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Case information

rID: 43568
Published: 11th Nov 2019
Last edited: 11th Nov 2019
System: Chest, Oncology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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