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Night sweats, loss-of-weight over 6 weeks.

Patient Data

Age: 51 years
Gender: Male

Massive widening of the superior mediastinum. A well defined density in the right lower zone with a moderate right pleural effusion. Evidence of previous aortic valve surgery.


Images taken 6 days later after commencement of chemotherapy demonstrating reduction in the size of the mass.

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Case information

rID: 18362
Published: 3rd Jul 2012
Last edited: 24th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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