Metastatic Adenocarcinoma in the Young Adult
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- Mehta M
Consultant Surgical Oncologist and Thoracic
Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital
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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.