Bronchogenic cyst

Case contributed by Melbourne Uni Radiology Masters


Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Chest radiograph

A large well-defined right lower paratracheal mass is identified measuring approximately 8.6cm superoinferiorly. It displaces the distal trachea slightly to the left. No tracheal compression is seen.

The lungs and pleural spaces are clear.

The heart size is normal.

Conclusion: Correlation with cross-sectional imaging is recommended to evaluate the density of the lesion. 

Case Discussion

The lesion was resected. Histology was of a bronchogenic cyst

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Case information

rID: 42672
Published: 3rd Feb 2016
Last edited: 10th Aug 2020
System: Chest
Tag: rmh
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