18 year old female with history of lymphoma who presented with cough
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Indistinct right cardiac border with soft tissue opacity in the right paracardiac region is caused due to her pectus excavatum deformity.
Moderately severe pectus excavatum and loss of normal thoracic kyphosis is best evident on the lateral view.
No focal pneumonia, mass or effusion.
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This is a 18 year old female with history of lymphoma who presented with a cough. No definite focal pneumonia, mass or effusion was noted. Focal opacity in the right paracardiac region was caused due to the moderately severe pectus excavatum deformity. Her primary site of lymphoma was in the right supraclavicular region and is not evident on this exam.
This case was submitted with supervision and input from:
Soni C. Chawla, M.D.
Department of Radiological Sciences
David Geffen School of medicine at UCLA
Olive View-UCLA Medical Center
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