Hilar lung cancer

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

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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