Lymphoma - mediastinal

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
X-ray

The mediastinum widened with the mass shown to be in the anterior mediastinum. 

CT

A hypovascular mass is present in the anterior mediastinum. Centrally there is a fluid attenuating component. No fatty component visible. It displaces and encases structures without compressing them. 

Case Discussion

This boy went on to have a biopsy-proven T cell lymphoma of the anterior mediastinum.​

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Case information

rID: 6312
Published: 4th Jun 2009
Last edited: 12th Oct 2018
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