Foregut duplication cyst

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Modality: CT

Incidental finding on CT.  In the posterior mediastinum, to the left of the oesophagus and below the level of the carina is a low attenuation (20 HU), non-enhancing mass which abuts and displaces the oesophagus to the right side.

Modality: MRI

Subsequent MRI of the chest demonstrates a well-defined posterior mediastinal mass intimately related to the oesophagus. There is T1 and T2 hyperintensity and no enhancement. 

Appearances are in keeping with a foregut duplication cyst.

PlayAdd to Share

Case Information

rID: 10641
Case created: 29th Aug 2010
Last edited: 8th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.