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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Shanshan Cen, M.D. [2] Sudarshana Datta, MD [3]

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Chest x-ray may be helpful in the diagnosis of adenocarcinoma of the lung. Findings on x-ray suggestive of adenocarcinoma of the lung include mass, pleural effusion, widening of the mediastinum, consolidation and atelectasis.

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  • Chest x-ray is the first step in the work up of a patient with symptoms suggestive of lung cancer. Often, lung cancers may be picked up on a routine chest X-ray in an asymptomatic patient.[1]
  • X-ray in case of adenocarcinoma of the lung may reveal:
lung adenocarcinoma.Case courtesy of Dr Hani Salam, <a href="https://radiopaedia.org/">Radiopaedia.org</a>. From the case <a href="https://radiopaedia.org/cases/42446">rID: 42446</a>

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  1. Purandare NC, Rangarajan V (2015). "Imaging of lung cancer: Implications on staging and management". Indian J Radiol Imaging. 25 (2): 109–20. doi:10.4103/0971-3026.155831. PMC 4419420. PMID 25969634.

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