Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Circumferential nodular soft tissue encasement of the left lung. There is volume loss with elevation of the hemidiaphragm and shift of the mediastinum. A number of enlarged mediastinal nodes are noted.

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with malignant pleural mesothelioma (subsequently confirmed on histology)

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Case information

rID: 8539
Published: 10th Feb 2010
Last edited: 30th Apr 2020
System: Chest
Tag: pleura
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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