Ganglioneuroma

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant

Presentation

Infant with cough & breathlessness.

Patient Data

Age: 2
Gender: Male
X-ray

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

CT

Single axial image form 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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Case information

rID: 18489
Case created: 10th Jul 2012
Last edited: 24th Jan 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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