Supraclavicular nodal metastases

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Follow-up CT in a patient with non small cell lung cancer.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

Large necrotic lymph node metastasis with compression, probably infiltration of the right deep jugular vein.

Case Discussion

An analogous lesion on the contralateral (left) side in the presence of a gastrointestinal malignancy is known as the renowned Virchow node.

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Case information

rID: 18980
Case created: 30th Jul 2012
Last edited: 3rd Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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