Adenocarcinoma of the lung

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Pre-operative assessment

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male
X-ray

2008

Deviated trachea to the right side due to underlying thyroid goiter. 

Small nodule projected over the left lung mid-zone. ( Seen retrospectively ) 

X-ray

2013

A large lobulated nodule seen at the superior segment of the left lower lobe.

CT

2013

Remonstration of the thyroid goiter with mass effect on the trachea. 

A lobulated nodule at the superior segment of the left lower lobe. 

Case Discussion

Left lower lobe, lobectomy: Well differentiated adenocarcinoma, papillary and acinar types.

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Case information

rID: 44876
Case created: 6th May 2016
Last edited: 18th Nov 2017
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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