Cavitary pulmonary metastases
Postmenopausal patient, comes for examination for a evaluation prior to a hysterectomy. Chest x ray showed (not shown) ill defined densities. She denied any respiratory symptoms.
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Multiple pulmonary nodules solid, circumscribed, randomly distributed, some of which cavitation. There is no involvement of the adjacent parenchyma.
The findings suggest metastatic haematogenous spread. Still waiting for more clinical informations and final diagnosis.
Primary lung carcinomas cavities more frequently than metastatic lesions to the lung. Most cavitary metastases are epithelial in origin.