Pulmonary adenocarcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Chronic cough but otherwise well.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Female

Right upper lobe consolidation with central cavitation. Surrounding extensive ground glass opacity. Superior right hilar lymphadenopathy.  


Pathology report from bronchoscopic biopsy. 

Case Discussion

The imaging features in themselves are non-specific with both malignancy and infection possible culprits - the key is to correlate the imaging findings with the clinical information. 

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Case information

rID: 57977
Published: 9th Feb 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest, Oncology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included