CXR Case 051

A 52 year old lady presents with worsening weight loss and fatigue over several months

CXR CASE 051 CXR LITFL

Describe and interpret this CXR

CHEST X-RAY INTERPRETATION

There are multiple rounded well defined opacities of varying sizes throughout both fields

* A left mastectomy is noted
* No obvious bony lesions


CLINICAL CORRELATION

This lady has metastatic breast cancer.


CLINICAL PEARLS

Almost any tumour can metastasize to the lung.
Cavitation is rare in metastatic tumours (<5%)


TOP 150 CXR SERIES



Prof Fraser Brims Curtin Medical School, acute and respiratory medicine specialist, immediate care in sport doc, ex-Royal Navy, academic| Top 100 CXR | Google Scholar |

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