Incidental lung cancer detection

Case contributed by Radswiki
Modality: X-ray

Trauma x-ray revealed a left proximal humeral fracture. There is also a slight lung opacity, indeterminate. 

Modality: CT

Preoperative CT scan for left shoulder revealed a spiculated lung nodule with high suspicious for cancer. 

Modality: Nuclear medicine

Scintigraphy shows radiopharmaceutical uptake on the left lung nodule and in a mediastinal lymph-node. 

Case Discussion

Patient presented to emergency room for a proximal humeral fracture. Pre-op CT revealed a left upper lobe cancer.

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Case Information

rID: 11521
Case created: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 12th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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