Lung metastases (transitional cell carcinoma)

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu


Cough and back ache

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Numerous parenchymal round mass lesions seen scattered in both lungs of varying sizes ranging from a few millimeters to as large as 7 cm in diameter. 

Case Discussion

A patient of transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder post cystectomy and ileal conduit and chemotherapy. Recently he started developing back ache and cough. This is a good example of typical cannon ball metastases to the lungs due to hematogenous spread of the tumor. 

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Case information

rID: 61883
Published: 22nd Jul 2018
Last edited: 22nd Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Vivid Diagnostic Centre

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