Melanoma metastases and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Plain film shows features of COPD as well as metanoma metastases

CT chest shows features of extensive emphysema and a rounded lesion most consistent with a metastasis.

Case Discussion

This patient went on to have the diagnosis of metastatic melanoma confirmed. 

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