History: Middle aged man with a history of smoking, cough, and chest pain.
This is a case of Lung Cancer with a metastasis to the contralateral ribs. Any spiculated lung mass in a patient with a history of smoking should be considered lung cancer until proven otherwise. Read this article here regarding the differential diagnosis of a lung mass.
Many thanks to Dr. Pilar Rodríguez Pérez from Spain for submitting this case!
This patient’s lung cancer metastasized to his skull.