Superior vena cava stent

Case contributed by Imran Bin Mohamed Noor


65 year old Asian male with a history of metastatic adenocarcinoma of the lung who was recently diagnosed with superior vena cava obstruction (SVCO).

Patient Data

Age: 65 years old
Gender: Male
Race: Asian

Presence of a wire mesh stent in the right paratracheal region.  Patient also has volume loss in the right lung as a result of a right endobronchial tumor resulting in occlusion of right upper lobe.

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Case information

rID: 28024
Published: 13th Mar 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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