Week 263: Case 6

1. Presented by Peter Illei, M.D. and prepared by Kara Judson, M.D.

This 53-year-old female patient with a 35 years history of smoking presented with chronic productive cough, shortness of breath and hypoxemia. CT scan showed a left lower lobe lung nodule and other tiny nodules in the rest of her lung. This left lower lobe nodule was PET negative. The patient underwent a fiberoptic bronchoscopy and left lower lobe lobectomy.

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