Total atelectasis from obstructing central bronchial carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Progressive shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 95
Gender: Female

Complete white-out of the left hemithorax. Lateral views shows large mass surrounding the left hilus. In this case it was known bronchial carcinoma.

Case Discussion

 Known central bronchial carcinoma on the left side.

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Case information

rID: 15636
Published: 30th Oct 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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