Adenocarcinoma of the lung

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Right sided thoracic back pain

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Right upper lung zone nodular opacity.


Right upper lobe posterior segment nodule. Few vertebral bodies demonstrated compression fractures.

Nuclear medicine

PET scan demonstrate increased uptake in the right upper lobe nodule.

Case Discussion

Pathology proven adenocarcinoma of the lung.

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Case information

rID: 41015
Published: 18th Nov 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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