Corpus ID: 25008559

[Lung adenocarcinoma feigning an interstitial lung disease in a 30-year-old man].

@article{CasalloBlanco2007LungAF,
  title={[Lung adenocarcinoma feigning an interstitial lung disease in a 30-year-old man].},
  author={S Casallo Blanco and Fernando Marcos S{\'a}nchez and Laura de Mat{\'i}as Salces and A Viana Alonso and J L Celdr{\'a}n Gil and E N{\'u}{\~n}ez Cuerda},
  journal={Anales de medicina interna},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={
          289-91
        }
}
A case of a 30-year-old man is presented. He had a past medical history of asthma and presented with cough, shortness of breath, fever and chest pain. The chest X-ray showed cardiomegaly and a interstitial pattern. The echocardiogram revealed a severe pericardial effusion that required performing a pericardiocentesis. A CT scan showed mediastinal adenopathies and reticulonodular interstitial pattern. A bronchoscopy could not be completed because of non-tolerance. Finally a lung biopsy allowed… Expand
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