Lung cancer - adenocarcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


A large right-sided hilar mass is present. 


Selected images from a CT of the chest confirm a large hilar mass, consistent with a primary malignancy. 

Nuclear medicine

CT PET confirms increased metabolic activity in the mass as well as a subcarinal node. 

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have a biopsy which pathologically proved an adenocarcinoma of the lung.

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Case information

rID: 7808
Published: 25th Mar 2020
Last edited: 25th Mar 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included