Paratracheal lymphadenopathy

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

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Lymphoma patient on chemotherapy. Fever.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Right internal jugular line.

Widening of the right paratracheal space in keeping with soft tissue in the middle mediastinum.

Lungs clear.

Case Discussion

Assessment of the mediastinal contours includes review of the paratracheal space, in particular the paratracheal strip.

Lymphadenopathy if the commonest case for widening of the right paratracheal space, albeit the underlying cause may be variable, including lymphoma, metastatic nodes, TB and sarcoidosis.

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Case Information

rID: 46211
Case created: 27th Jun 2016
Last edited: 8th Jul 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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