Saturday, August 7, 2010

Solitary pulmonary metastases from NPC

43 year old Chinese man with naso-pharyngeal carcinoma. He completed radiotherapy 2 years ago.
On routine chest x-ray, a suspicious solitary small nodule was discovered in the right upper zone measuring 5mm in diameter.
PETCT scan was done a month later and showed the nodule has increased in size to 1.4cm in diameter with SUV max uptake of 5.5.
A diagnosis of pulmonary metastases was made.

Lung Cancer: Lung Cancer Staging, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Solitary Pulmonary Nodule, Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Lung Cancer Screening

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