Cavitating right lower lobe tumour

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Shortness of breath and pleuritic chest pain

Modality: CT


Case Discussion

The CT confirms the presence of an 8cm cavitating mass in the right lower lobe.  Pleural thickening, but no chest wall invasion.  Ipsilateral bronchial lymphadenopathy and a 1.5cm subcarinal node.

Presumed squamous cell carcinoma.  Awaiting PET and biopsy.

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Case Information

rID: 13507
Case created: 18th Apr 2011
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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