Mediastinal teratoma

Case contributed by Dr Sudarshan Deshmukh


Chest pain and breathlessness.

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
Gender: Male

Large homogeneous opacity involving the left mid and lower zone and the pericardiac region with displacement of the mediastinum to the right side.


Large heterogeneous mass with mixed density within (including soft tissue, fat and calcification).

Mediastinal shift to patient's right side.

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with a mediastinal teratoma, although the differential is wide.

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Case information

rID: 13309
Published: 25th Mar 2011
Last edited: 6th Nov 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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