Right Pulmonary Collapse from Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

Ghosn Y, Kamareddine M, Walid Alam W, Metri M and Chamseddine N

Published on: 2020-04-07

Abstract

This is a case of a 72-year-old  Caucasian male, heavy smoker known to have coronary artery disease treated with angioplasty , hypertension and recent acute limb ischemia 18 days ago s/p thrombectomy and currently on dabigatran admitted to our institution for investigations of dysphagia to solids and liquids along with odynophagia. Additionally, patient has cough with whitish sputum but recently reports presence of a blood tinged sputum since one week.