Metastatic lung cancer

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Shortness of breath. Basal crackles.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Right paratracheal mass with right upper lobe volume loss. Innumerable pulmonary nodules throughout both lungs. A large mass projects over the cardiac silhouette. Expansile lesion of the left posterior 5th rib.


Innumerable pulmonary lesions noted. The largest lesions are in the right upper lobe and left lower lobe. Left pleural effusion. Expansile lesion of the 5th left rib. 

Case Discussion

This patient had a known history of lung cancer. 

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Case information

rID: 39964
Published: 1st Oct 2015
Last edited: 25th Sep 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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