Coin lesion: colorectal carcinoma metastasis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Post chest port insertion.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Right IJV chest port with tip at the cavo-atrial junction. No pneumothorax. Left mid/lower zone pulmonary nodule projects over posterior left 9th rib.

CT confirms the pulmonary nodule on chest x-ray is a solid soft-tissue density nodule. 

Case Discussion

This nodule is a pulmonary metastasis from the patient's known history of colorectal carcinoma

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Case information

rID: 30076
Published: 16th Jul 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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