Bronchoalveolar carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Diffuse nodular opacities are scattered throughout both lungs.


Innumerable well-defined solid peribronchovascular nodules throughout both lungs.

Sclerotic bone metastases.

Nuclear medicine

Bone scintigraphy

Linear (periosteal) symmetric uptake along the lateral tibiae consistent with hypertrophic osteoarthropathy and osseous metastases.

Case Discussion

Pathologically-proven bronchoalveolar carcinoma.

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Case information

rID: 13224
Published: 16th Mar 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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