Cavitating bronchogenic carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Heavy smoker complained of chest pain and dyspnea.

Patient Data

Age: 52 years old
Gender: Male

Irregular thick walled subpleural cavity filled with air is seen in the right upper lung lobe with adjacent pleural extension. There is a background of panlobular emphysema of both lungs more in the upper lobes.

Two hepatic focal lesions detected at upper abdominal cuts.

Case Discussion

Transthoracic needle biopsy revealed adenocarcinoma type of bronchogenic carcinoma. The tumor size was 3 cm in greatest dimension and hence staged as T1b. The hepatic focal lesions are proved later to be hemangiomas.

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Case information

rID: 44489
Case created: 23rd Apr 2016
Last edited: 28th Nov 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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