Hilar lung cancer

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Biopsy proven lung cancer. Follow up on chemotherapy. Disease status?

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Large spiculated left hilar mass. Hyperinflated lungs in keeping with COPD. Tiny left sided pleural effusion. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a hilar lung malignancy. The spiculated margins are very indicative of malignancy. The hilar angle is completely obliterated.

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Case information

rID: 50353
Published: 7th Jan 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest, Oncology
Tag: rdgh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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