Body Region: Chest
Author: Carlo Catalano, Rome, Italy
1. Patient presentation
- A 41-year-old man who required cholecystectomy underwent preoperative chest radiography, which
revealed an unexpected chest mass.
- His medical history indicated that he was a current smoker, had chronic hypertension, and
suffered recurrent chest infections associated with fever.
- Contrast-enhanced chest CT was performed to further evaluate the mass.