The other three presentations are asbestos-related pleural disease, bronchogenic carcinoma
, and malignant mesothelioma.
An SPN containing an air bronchogram, bronchiologram, or cystic lucencies is highly suggestive of bronchogenic carcinoma
, specifically adenocarcinoma (Figure 13).
35-37) Serum Cu has also been found elevated in bronchogenic carcinoma
and squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx.
This case illustrates the difficulties encountered in the diagnosis of an endobronchial foreign body where the presentation is delayed, with little initial history of aspiration, the potential confusion with the endobronchial appearance of bronchogenic carcinoma
and the rare presentation of recurrent empyema.
Lessons to be learned: a case study approach: metastatic bronchogenic carcinoma
presenting as a gluteal abscess.
While any organ may be involved, lung involvement is most common, manifesting either as a lobar infiltrate resembling a bacterial pneumonia, a miliary infiltration similar to tuberculosis, or as a large mass that is initially suspected of being a bronchogenic carcinoma
By carefully documenting his own experience and through thoughtful analysis of his data, he developed an approach to management of bronchogenic carcinoma
that forms the basis of what we do today.
Thursday morning the internist received the radiologist's written X-ray report with a diagnosis of "probable bronchogenic carcinoma
It is common in acute or chronic pulmonary diseases, such as bronchiectasis, lung abscess, emphysema, or bronchogenic carcinoma
Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax occurs in patients having underlying pulmonary pathologies such as COPD, cystic fibrosis, status asthmaticus, interstitial lung disease, and bronchogenic carcinoma
The differential diagnosis for such a finding on chest radiograph or axial-CT images include other solitary pulmonary nodules, such as bronchogenic carcinoma
and metastatic disease, hamartoma, tuberculoma, and bronchogenic cyst, to name a few.
78,84-86) The presence of an intrapulmonary mass suggests the diagnosis of bronchogenic carcinoma
rather than mesothelioma.
Diplopia as first symptom of a bronchogenic carcinoma
20) The two major known risk factors for bronchogenic carcinoma
are smoking and asbestos exposure, and these risk factors have a synergistic effect.
1) The common causes of hemoptysis are bronchogenic carcinoma
and other bronchial tumors, bronchiectasis, and pulmonary tuberculosis.