Mesothelioma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
CT

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
Case created: 10th Feb 2010
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Tag: pleura
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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