Bronchogenic cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa Mahmoud El Feky

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Dyspnea

Patient Data

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

Modality: CT

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
Case created: 10th May 2013
Last edited: 13th Mar 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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