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Uventet fund af endobronkial lungetumor ved bronkoskopi hos en storryger

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  • Magnus Gottlieb
  • Paul Frost Clementsen
  • Kåre Håkansson
  • René Horsleben Petersen
  • Konge, Lars

A 60-year-old male heavy smoker surprisingly presented with a squamous cell carcinoma in the right upper lobe at bronchoscopy. Combined PET-CT classified the lung cancer as T1aN0M0. However, the endoscopic classification was T2a, which radically reversed the treatment schedule. Conclusions: 1) A careful bronchoscopy is important even in cases where lung cancer is not expected. 2) Accurate endobronchial classification can be crucial. 3) There is need for training requirements to obtain a satisfactory level of competence in bronchoscopy.

OriginalsprogDansk
ArtikelnummerV05140262
TidsskriftUgeskrift for Laeger
Vol/bind176
Antal sider2
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 3 nov. 2014

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