Bronchial carcinoid tumor

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


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

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Chest radiographs

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


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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