Pneumonectomy

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Prior lung cancer. Surgically treated.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Opacified right hemithorax.

Severe deviation of the trachea to the right.

Hyperexpanded left lung.

Case Discussion

Appearances of a long standing pneumonectomy with hyperexpansion of the remaining lung and transherniation.

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Case information

rID: 72264
Published: 23rd Jan 2020
Last edited: 31st Oct 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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