MCQ Review of SCLC
- Smoking (97% cause)
1. Constitutional - Fatigue, weight loss,
- Pumonary - Large central mass invading or compressing the mediastinum
Superior vena cava obstruction has been 10% of patients with SCLC.
Chest imaging hilar and mediastinal adenopathy
3. Extra pulmonary- Hepatic and adrenal- asymptomatic.
Brain metastases, 18% of patients often asymptomatic.
Bone involvement asymptomatic osteolytic lesions
4. Paraneoplastic- SIADH, Cushing Syndrome, Hypercalcemia