Calcified mediastinal lymph nodes - treated lymphoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Chest radiographs

There is an ovoid calcified mass within the anterior mediastinum. The cardiomediastinal contours are normal. The lungs and pleural spaces are clear. No suspicious bone lesions. 

Calcified mass in the anterior mediastinum.  

Case Discussion

Calcified mediastinal lymph nodes are non-specific and have a broad differential diagnosis. Note that this is a young patient with normal lungs and pleura and the mass is in the anterior mediastinum. She has a previous history of treated mediastinal lymphoma

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Case information

rID: 64472
Published: 8th Dec 2018
Last edited: 8th Dec 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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