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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 269-270

Cannon ball opacities in chest from primary lung cancer: A rare presentation


1 Department of TB and Respiratory Medicine, Pt. B. D. Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India
2 Department of Community Medicine, Pt. B. D. Sharma, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India

Correspondence Address:
Ruchi Sachdeva
Department of TB and Respiratory Medicine, Pt. B.D. Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak - 124 00
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-0513.119250

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Cannon ball opacities in lungs are usual manifestation of secondary's arising due to extra-thoracic malignancy. We report a rare case of primary lung cancer with presentation of multiple pulmonary nodules in a 62-year-old male laborer by occupation, chronic smoker (40 pack-years) who presented with 6 month history of dry cough, exertional breathlessness and fever off and on.


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