Calcified lymph nodes

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

History of head and neck squamous cell cancer 12 years ago. History of radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

 Hilar, mediastinal and parenchymal calcification.

CT

Calcified abdominal lymph nodes.

Case Discussion

No pre-treatment radiographs are available.

One should go through the differential of calcified lymph nodes mentally and based on provided history use the best one as the top one.

The differential diagnosis is given SCC of head and neck: calcified treated lymph nodes 1,2,3.

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Case information

rID: 43008
Published: 19th Feb 2016
Last edited: 9th Oct 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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