Cavitating lung metastases

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Prior squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male


Multiple pulmonary metastases, several of which are cavitating.

Heart size normal.

Case Discussion

Cavitating lung metastases typically arise from squamous cell carcinomas, of which the head and neck is a common primary location.

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Case information

rID: 76827
Published: 2nd May 2020
Last edited: 2nd May 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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