A 79-year-old man with interstitial lung disease and cryptic area of high 18 fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in left upper lobe

Filippo Lococo, Alfredo Cesario, Cristian Rapicetta, Cristiano Carbonelli, Nicola Sverzellati, Maria Liberata Di Paolo, Alberto Cavazza, Silvia Serra, Tommaso Ricchetti, Elisa Gasparini, Giorgio Sgarbi, Loris Brandi, Massimiliano Paci

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Abstract

Seven years after left hemicolectomy and radical lymph nodal dissection followed by adjuvant chemotherapy for colorectal cancer (histotype, adenocarcinoma; stage, pT3N2M0; grading, G2), a slight increase in carcinoembryonic antigen levels (6.2 ng/mL; range, 0-5 ng/mL) was detected in a 79-year-old man. He was a heavy smoker with history of an interstitial fi brotic lung disease with associated areas of emphysema.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)e175-e180
RivistaChest
Volume148
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2015

Keywords

  • ged Carcinoembryonic Antigen/blood* Colmethods Colorectal Neoplasms/complications* Colorectal Neoplasms/pathology

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