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Chest pain, dyspnea and weakness

    Author: Michele Anzidei
    Body Region: Chest

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • An 88-year-old man presented to the pneumology department with fever, chest pain, and progressive dyspnea and weakness over the past several weeks.
    • The patient reported having recurrent episodes of pneumonia in the previous months.
    • Chest radiography revealed extensive opacification of the left lung, suggesting lung cancer.
    • Contrast-enhanced MDCT of the chest, abdomen and pelvis was performed for further investigation.