Mediastinal lipomatosis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Mediastinal widening on X-ray.

Patient Data

Age: 62
Gender: Male

CT Chest

Unencapsulated normal fat are present diffusely sparse throughout the mediastinum. There is also a fatty liver.

Case Discussion

Mediastinal lipomatosis is a benign entity of increased collections of non encapsulated fat throughout the mediastinum. 

This is a overweight patient with no other known reason for mediastinal lipomatosis. 

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Case information

rID: 28074
Published: 8th Mar 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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