Cavitating lung cancer
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There is a large right upper lobe cavitatory lesion, with air-fluid level. Left midzone atelectasis. No pleural effusion. Cardiomediastinal contour is within normal limits. No destruction bone lesion.
Simple case of consolidation with cavitation, in this case secondary to primary lung cancer in a smoker.
- C: cancer
- A: autoimmune; granulomas from
- V: vascular (both bland and septic pulmonary embolus)
- I: infection (bacterial/fungal)
- T: trauma - pneumatocoeles
- Y: youth