cystic pulmonary metastases

Cystic pulmonary metastases are atypical morphological form on pulmonary metastases where lesions manifest as distinct cystic lesions. It is slightly different from the term cavitating pulmonary metastases in that the lesions are extremely thin walled.

Pathology

It has been reported with many primary tumors which include:

Treatment and prognosis

Complications

One of the complications that can occur with cystic lung metastases is the development of pneumothoraces.

Differential diagnosis