Bilateral Lung Mass Case Studies

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Bilateral lung mass (lung cancer) The pathogenesis of lung cancer begins with carcinogen-induced initiation events, followed by a long period of promotion and progression. Cigarette smoke both initiates and promotes carcinogenesis. (Wu, "Lung cancer"). As evidence by patient’s history of smoking cigarettes that contain carcinogen initiating events. In hemoptysis, the blood generally arises from this bronchial circulation, except when pulmonary arteries are damaged by trauma, by erosion of a granulomatous or calcified lymph node or tumor or when pulmonary capillaries are affected by inflammation. ( Lechtzin, "Hemoptysis - Pulmonary Disorders") In patient’s status, he has a bilateral lung mass. Patient also has a history of COPD which is characterized

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