Hollow in the Lung with Hoarseness: An Uncommon Association with Pulmonary Thromboembolism
Rama Medical College and Hospital, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Sushil Upadhyay
MD (Chest), Assistant Professor, Rama Medical College and Hospital
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: March 11, 2016; Accepted date: April 14, 2016; Published date: April 18, 2016
Citation: Upadhyay S (2016) Hollow in the Lung with Hoarseness: An Uncommon Association with Pulmonary Thromboembolism. J Pulm Respir Med 6:334. doi:10.4172/2161-105X.1000334
Copyright: © 2016 Upadhyay S. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
A case is presented where focus of all investigations centred around a lung cavity which in association hoarseness appeared in all probability a lung cancer after no response to anti tuberculosis chemotherapy. Oxygen desaturation on few steps of walk lead to further work up concluding with diagnosis of pulmonary thromboembolism with cavitary infract and cardiovocal syndrome.