Case 67

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 65-year-old male ex-ceiling fitter, non-smoker ­presents with increasing chest pain which he describes as different to his usual cardiac chest pain. ECG and troponin t were negative. A CXR (Image 1) followed by a CT were performed (Images 2a–c).


Chest Pain Thoracic Surgery Pleural Effusion Significant Loss Initial Diagnosis 
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  1. 1.
    Wang ZJ et al (2004) Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Evaluation with CT, MR imaging and PET. Radiographics 24:105–119PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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