Pleural metastases from thyroid cancer

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard



Case Discussion

Chest x-ray in an 80 year old male with known thyroid cancer demonstrates extensive nodular pleural thickening, particularly in the right base.

CT confirms multiple soft tissue nodules and small pleural effusions. Features are consistent with extensive pleural metastases.

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Case information

rID: 8099
Case created: 11th Jan 2010
Last edited: 27th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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