Ganglioneuroma

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant

Presentation

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.
X-ray

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. 

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.

 

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

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

 Thank you for updating your details.