Case contributed by Mohammed A. Mahdi


Known case of lung cancer develops sudden-onset hemoptysis.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

Thin-walled cavity in the left upper zone filled with soft tissue density - the typical appearance of the pulmonary air meniscus sign.

Case Discussion

The previous chest x-ray showed only a thin-walled residual cavity.

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