Total atelectasis from obstructing central bronchial carcinoma

Case contributed by Sajoscha A. Sorrentino


Progressive shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 95 years
Gender: Female

Complete white-out of the left hemithorax. The lateral view shows a large mass surrounding the left hilus. In this case, it was known bronchogenic carcinoma.

Case Discussion

 Known central bronchogenic carcinoma on the left side.

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