Case Report

The radiological appearance of metastatic cystic lesions

Pieter Barnardt, Jacqueline Du Toit
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 15, No 4 | a358 | DOI: | © 2011 Pieter Barnardt, Jacqueline Du Toit | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 24 February 2011 | Published: 07 December 2011

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Pieter Barnardt, Tygerberg Hospital, South Africa
Jacqueline Du Toit, Tygerberg Hospital, South Africa

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Cystic and cavitatory pulmonary lesions are abnormalities encountered on chest computed tomography (CT). Malignant lesions, including metastases, rarely present as cystic lesions; we report on two such cases: a man with advanced carcinoma of the left testis, and a woman with epithelioid trophoblastic tumour.


Radiological appearance; cyctic; metastatic lesions


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