Bronchial carcinoid tumor

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

>12 months of cough and audible wheeze. "Normal" chest radiograph.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Chest radiographs

Subtle but definite left lower lobe collapse best seen on lateral as increased density over the lower thoracic vertebral bodies

CT

CT Chest

Complete left lower lobe collapse (chronic) with hyperinflation of left upper lobe (ie increased lucency) and mass lesion in left lower lobe bronchial lumen extending into the left main bronchus.

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Case information

rID: 17594
Published: 28th Apr 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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