Lung cancer with bone metastases

Case contributed by David Puyó


Chest pain, haemoptysis

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male

Chest X-ray

Multiple intrapulmonary nodules and large retrocardiac mass in the left lung. 


CT Chest

The CT shows a solid mass of 70x70mm in the left lower lobe posteromedial segment, partially surrounds the aorta. There are also pretracheal and infracarinal lymph nodes.  In bone reconstruction are lytic lesions in D2 and D9, 5th left rib and 6th right rib and left scapula.  The adrenal glands are enlarged.

Case Discussion

This CT shows a typical left lung cancer with mediastinal lymph nodes and rib and vertebral metastases.

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Case information

rID: 22283
Published: 24th Mar 2013
Last edited: 20th Feb 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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