alexa Metastatic Adenocarcinoma in the Young Adult
ISSN: 2471-2671

Archives of Surgical Oncology
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Case Report

Metastatic Adenocarcinoma in the Young Adult

Mehta M1*, Jain P2, Desai M3, Pradhan S4 and George S5

1Consultant Surgical Oncologist-Thoracic, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai, India

2Consultant Surgical Oncologist-Colorectal, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai, India

3Consultant Pathologist and Head of Department, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai, India

4Chief of Oncosurgery and Consultant Surgical Oncologist, Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mumbai, India

5Department of Histopathology, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai, India

*Corresponding Author:
Mehta M
Consultant Surgical Oncologist and Thoracic
Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital
Mumbai, India
Tel: +61 393427000
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: May 14, 2017; Accepted Date: May 29, 2016; Published Date: June 05, 2017

Citation: Mehta M, Jain P, Desai M, Pradhan S, George S (2017) Metastatic Adenocarcinoma in the Young Adult. Arch Surg Oncol 3:125. doi: 10.4172/2471-2671.1000125

Copyright: © 2017 Mehta M, et al. 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.



We report a case of metastatic adenocarcinoma pleura in a non-smoking 29-year-old man. X-ray Chest revealed Left sided repeated pleural effusion despite repeated tapping. CT revealed a moderate Left sided pleural effusion. A VATS biopsy of the Left Pleural Nodules and Left lung nodules revealed a metastatic adenocarcinoma. He was a non-smoker and molecular markers revealed an EGFR Mutation and were started on oral TKI. He had near complete resolution after 6 months except for mild thickening of the pleura at the base.


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