Extensive Cannon Ball Metastases—A Case Study of a 49-Year-Old Bulgarian Male

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ABSTRACT

Multiple pulmonary nodules on chest x-ray, known commonly as cannon ball secondaries, are the classical presentation of haematogenous dissemination of a malignant tumor to the lungs. This almost always indicates advanced stage of the disease with a very grim outlook in terms of cure or survival. In this report we present a patient with very extensive Cannon Ball Metastases due to advanced colonic malignancy.

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Kumar, K. (2014) Extensive Cannon Ball Metastases—A Case Study of a 49-Year-Old Bulgarian Male. Open Journal of Medical Imaging, 4, 159-162. doi: 10.4236/ojmi.2014.43022.

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