Hilar bronchogenic carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

Presentation

Cough with expectoration

Patient Data

Age: 54
Gender: Male
CT

Axial contrast Ct image at the right main bronchus

Necrotic mass in the right hilum communicating with the bronchus.

Pretracheal lymph nodes.

bronchoscopic biopsy  - bronchogenic carcinoma

Case Discussion

bronchogenic carcinoma may clinically present as

1. Cough

2. ever due  to obstructive pneumonia

3. Haemoptysis.

Contrast computed tomography is standard imaging modality to evaluate lung masses.

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Case information

rID: 36308
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 31st Mar 2017
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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