Bronchogenic cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa Mahmoud El Feky



Patient Data

Age: 36
Gender: Female
PA shows a well-defined anterior mediastinal mass with peripheral thin linear calcification.


CT shows a large cystic mass in the right anterior mediastinum. There is a mass effect to the adjacent structures, but invasion to adjacent structures are not definite. Peripheral curvilinear and punctate wall calcifications were noted. Bronchogenic cysts may be mediastinal or intrapulmonary in nature.

Case Discussion

Features consistent of bronchogenic cyst.

Differential considerations include

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Case information

rID: 22985
Published: 10th May 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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