Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant


Infant with cough & breathlessness.

Patient Data

Age: 2
Gender: Male

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. 


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
Published: 10th Jul 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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