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Lung cancer (T staging)

Advanced lung cancer Feb 19, 2009
Large hypoechoic, inhomogenous mediastinal mass, with peripheral hyperechoic echoes suggestive of air. The central anechoic region coresponds to a large vessel, completely embedded by the tumor. The diagnosis was established by EUS-guided FNA from the tumor mass.
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Lung cancer Feb 19, 2009
Patient with a large mediastinal mass of 5 cm, confirmed by EUS-guided FNA as a squamous cell lung cancer. Multiple lymph nodes up to 3 cm were depicted in the aorto-pulmonary window. Invasion of the left atrium was clearly visible, as well as a pleural fluid collection (T4).
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Lung cancer (T4) Feb 5, 2005
Patient with biopsy-confirmed broncho-pulmonary carcinoma with mediastinal invasion visualized at 35 cm from the incisors. EUS-guided FNA established the diagnosis of malignancy, showing clumps of atypical cells. The patient was staged as T4NxMx (stage IIIb), being subsequently reffered to chemotherapy.
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