Case 31

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 69-year-old male under follow-up by chest team for longstanding pleural effusions presented with a more recent recurrent cough and chest infections. The cough was exacerbated by lying flat. A CXR (Image 1) followed by a CT (Images 2a, b and 3a, b) was performed.


Cystic Lesion Chest Infection Cystic Cavity Benign Stricture Oesophageal Carcinoma 
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Further Reading

  1. Lange S, Walsh G (2007) Radiology of Chest Diseases, 117–119, Georg Thieme Verlag 3rd editionGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

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

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