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Case Studies | Medicine | Indonesia | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023
Squamous Cell Lung Cancer with Brain Metastasis: A Case Report
Abstract: Globally, lung cancer contribute up to 11.6% of all the total cancer cases and cover around 18.4% of cancer deaths. Lung cancer are classified into two major groups, which is small-cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Squamous cell lung cancer is one of subtype of NSCLC originated from squamous cell lining the airways. Brain is one of the organ that often affected from distant metastasis along with bone, liver, and adrenal gland.Case:A 60s years-old male patient come to polyclinic with chief complaint dry cough and weakness on left arm. Heterogenous enhanced irregular speculated mass with central necrotic 7.8x7.8x7.7 cm in left lung and rim enhanced iregulermass4.9x4.0x3.6 cm on right temporoparietalis were found from thorax and head CT-scan.
Keywords: Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Brain Metastasis
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,
Pages: 1599 - 1602