Pulmonary metastases - cannonball

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty

Presentation

History of renal cell carcinoma. The patient is on chemotherapy. Follow up x-ray taken.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male
X-ray

Multiple well-defined nodules are noted distributed in both lungs.

The visualised bones of the thorax appear normal.

Case Discussion

This is a case of lung metastases in a case of renal cell carcinoma of the right kidney. The patient seemed to respond well to chemotherapy, however, presently this case has taken an unfortunate turn.

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Case information

rID: 27024
Published: 18th Jan 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Oncology, Chest
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