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Respiratory failure with diffuse patchy lung infiltrates: an unusual presentation of squamous cell carcinoma
  1. Marc Meysman,
  2. Danny F Schoors,
  3. Hendrik Reynaert,
  4. Marc Noppen,
  5. Erwin Pierre,
  6. Walter Vincken
  1. Respiratory Division, Academic Hospital (AZ-VUB), University of Brussels, Laarbeeklaan 101, B-1090 Brussels, Belgium
  2. Department of Pathology, Academic Hospital (AZ-VUB), University of Brussels, Laarbeeklaan 101, B-1090 Brussels, Belgium

    Abstract

    The case history is presented of a patient with squamous cell carcinoma of the lung with diffuse bilateral pulmonary shadowing mimicking bronchioloalveolar cell carcinoma which led to type I respiratory failure.

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