Mesothelioma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou

Presentation

Dyspnea and expectoration.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Chest

Opaque right hemithorax sparing a small central area of areated lung.

CT

Chest

Circumferential nodular right pleural thickening involving the fissures and associated with reduced right lung volume.

Focus of right diaphragmatic pleural calcification.

Multiple left pulmonary nodules.

Right paratracheal lymphadenopathy.

Case Discussion

Diagnosis: Pleural mesothelioma with lymph nodes and contralateral pulmonary metastasis (pathologically proved)

Differential diagnosis includes: pleural metastases

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Case information

rID: 22607
Published: 10th Apr 2013
Last edited: 11th Mar 2020
System: Oncology, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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