Lung Carcinoma

  • Jasna Mihailovic
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
  • Ronan P. Killeen


History: Patient presents with 3 weeks of fatigue, night sweats, productive cough with 5–6 teaspoons of blood-tinged sputum per day, and dyspnea on exertion. Chest X-ray found large right-sided chest mass. Patient was admitted to hospital with hemoptysis. Chest CT showed large paratracheal mass invading the right main stem bronchus and trachea. Biopsy of the mass was performed, and pathology revealed non-small-cell lung cancer.


Small Cell Carcinoma Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Hilar Lymph Node Teaching Point Main Stem Bronchus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jasna Mihailovic
    • 1
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
    • 2
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
    • 3
  • Ronan P. Killeen
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine Oncology Institute of Vojvodina Sremska Kamenica Technical Faculty “Mihajlo Pupin” ZrenjaninUniversity of Novi SadSremska KamenicaSerbia
  2. 2.Division of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular ImagingNew York-Presbyterian HospitalNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Radiology & MedicineWeill Cornell Medical CollegeNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Consultant Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine PhysicianSt Vincents University HospitalDublinIreland

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