Bronchoalveolar carcinoma

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al 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.

Bone scintigraphy

Nuclear medicine

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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