Case contributed by Maxime St-Amant
Diagnosis certain


Infant with cough & breathlessness.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


There is a voluminous, well-defined round lesion, located in the posterior mediastinum. There are powderish calcifications at the lower third of this lesion. Note the significant positive mass effect on the trachea and right main bronchus. 


Single axial image from the CT chest with contrast, confirming the large posterior mediastinal lesion, with foci of calcification. 

Case Discussion

Final pathologic diagnosis: ganglioneuroma.

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