Case 1

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 57-year-old female presented to her GP with a 3-month history of weight loss, lethargy, shortness of breath and pleuritic left-sided pain. She has never smoked. On examination, she was apyrexial, breathless and in pain.


Pleural Drain Pleural Thickening Drain Insertion Pleural Metastasis Pleuritic Pain 


  1. 1.
    Jung JI et al (2001) CT differentiation of pneumonic-type bronchioloalveolar cell carcinoma and infectious pneumonia. British Journal of Radiology 74:490–494PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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