Clinical history

Case 64

A 56-year-old male patient presented with persistent dry cough, dyspnea at exercise, asthenia and weight loss. History reveals nicotine abuse (25 30 packs/year) and asbestos-exposure.

Radiological images


Radiological findings


CT images


CT findings


Extra Examinations


PET-CT shows elevated FGD uptake in the mass (white arrow).
Bronchoscopy confirmed a suspicious mass in the ostium of the bronchus of the left lower lobe.

Final diagnosis


Lung carcinoma. Pathology revealed a non-small cell lung carcinoma, spinocellular type.

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