A 65-year-old man with a previous diagnosis of disseminated neoplasia began to notice an acute pain in the left hemithorax at his home, without fever or trauma. This is the story of his evolution during his care in a hospital.
A 75-year-old woman had a recent diagnosis of disseminated endometrial cancer. She had a previous diagnosis of poliomyelitis with muscular atrophy in both legs from her childhood . She went to the hospital with back pain, weakness and constipation. She was evaluated for an expert but in the context of the Emergency Department.