On mobile? Switch settings to desktop view for enhanced content.

Contact us

Case 40 Part 8
(Demo Page)

Skip to video                Try the Body Map
 
Visit Library

History
Case 40

The patient was an elderly Caucasian woman, past smoker, who had lung cancer approximately 15 years prior status post left upper lobectomy and quit smoking at that time; and laryngeal cancer approximately 10 years prior status post laryngectomy complicated by tracheoesophageal fistula requiring partial esophagectomy and intestinal auto-transplant and also requiring numerous muscle grafts for local reconstruction of the tracheostomy site. She was recently diagnosed with a lateral right middle lobe mass and underwent fine needle aspiration and core biopsies.


The patient died during resuscitation in decision with the family.