Metastatic Adenocarcinoma in the Young Adult
Received Date: May 14, 2017 / Accepted Date: May 29, 2017 / Published Date: Jun 05, 2017
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.
Keywords: Lung cancer; Adenocarcinoma; Pleural nodules; Pleural effusion; Thoracoscopic surgery
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.
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