Bronchial carcinoid tumour

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female
X-ray

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

CT

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
Case created: 28th Apr 2012
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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