Pulmonary metastases: from colorectal cancer

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Metastatic colorectal cancer on chemotherapy. Fever.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

Right sided PICC line.

Multiple well defind lung nodules of variable size throughout both lungs.

Case Discussion

Classical appearances of diffuse pulmonary metastases, in this case from a colorectal primary.

Lungs and liver are the commonest sites of metatases from a multitude of primary malignancies.

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Case information

rID: 46089
Published: 21st Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest, Oncology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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