Cavitating right lower lobe tumour

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Shortness of breath and pleuritic chest pain


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
Published: 18th Apr 2011
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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